As a Kid, I Didn’t Think a Woman Could Be President

How and why I changed that little girl’s mindset.

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Photo by David Evan Strickler via Unsplash

It’s interesting to me that I never remember there being discussion of a woman actually running for President. It just seemed absurd to think that would happen.

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Photo by Brian Wetheim via Unsplash

Being a feminist is not something that has come easy to me. When I think about things from a feminist perspective my brain pokes back. “But, Vanessa….”

Can I throw away everything that I been programmed to believe and really support a female candidate? Hell yes, I can. And I will.

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I didn’t grow up thinking that women could be whatever the hell they wanted, certainly not President of the United States.

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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