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Ruth Bader Ginsburg dedicated her life to bringing equality to our justice system. Losing her this year felt like heavy salt in the wound after so much bad news and despair. But instead of turning inward, we can take a page from her book — turn our grief into fuel for change and continue to fight for our communities.

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine