#Hollaback: Why I Talked to My Young Daughter About Street Harassment
My daughter A just turned 13. Even as a newborn, she embodied a quiet strength that seemed to float in her hazel eyes as she watched the world around her. It's a strength that, over the years, has been tested often and morphed into a stunning sense of courage and capability.
She announced recently, as a newly arrived teenager, that she's ready to venture out on her own and explore her city by metro bus and train (light rail, here in Seattle), hang out at a café and do homework or just read. She wants the independence.
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