This one hit home

for so many women.

I’ve never received so many DMs on Instagram as I did after I posted this in my stories. Hundreds of women wrote to me, saying something like this each time: “Oof. This hit home.”

When I was five, I sat on a tall stool in front of my classmates, who were gathered on the carpet of our kindergarten classroom. As I did every day, I read a book to my class, …

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