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5 Things About Me That I Let My Daughter See

I hope she sees a woman unafraid of the shadows

A young girl holding a sparkler at night

I believe in the adage you can’t be what you can’t see. So I make a point to let my daughter see these five things:

  1. My Body Unadorned

Getting dressed, thin, wintry morning light slanting through the window and illuminating my freckles, stretch marks, a long…



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Savala Nolan

DON’T LET IT GET YOU DOWN: ESSAYS ON RACE, GENDER AND THE BODY | @ vogue, time, harper’s, NYT | UC Berkeley School of Law | she/her | IG @notquitebeyonce