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All Mothers Are Refugees

Refugees from bad policies, bad environments, bad men

Photo: ProtoplasmaKid via Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA 4.0

BBeing a mother is like eating bread with your hands. Pulling off small chunks from the loaf. “Here, love, eat this.”

I study the picture on the cover of the newspaper. Metal slates, razor wire, Tijuana. Pink flip-flops and diapers. I look at the grip of the Honduran mother’s hands on the arms of her…

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Gwen Frisbie-Fulton

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton

Mother. Southerner. Storyteller. Bread and Roses. #race #class #poverty #gender #equity #children #egalitarianorganizing #bottomupstorytelling *views my own*

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