This comment is beautiful, Darryl. You must be very proud for raising two wise, big-hearted daughters who you have learned from! :)

I think a lot of people have trouble getting to the stage you’re at because they think they’re being told they’re supposed to feel ashamed, or guilty, or like they’re terrible people for being born into a system they didn’t choose. But we were all born into this system, we can all choose to push back or let it eat us and everyone else. None of this makes us terrible people, we just have work to do.

Thanks for your comment!

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