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By Manya Vee 

Never let a man dominate me | Like a Girl


Last updated 2/24/2022 at 8:40am

Growing up on a farm has its advantages. For one thing, there’s plenty of room to play.

Imagine building trails to a secret fort in the middle of the cornfield, climbing trees, and walking along the top edge of the fence made of 2x4s without falling off.

Imagine building snow forts in incredibly wide, frigid pastures of snow for snowball fights. Or sleeping under the stars in the summer, the farm dogs snuggled in beside us.

For all that, we worked hard, too.

I got up at the crack of dawn to help change the waterlines in the fragrant mint fields of the Yakima valley. As the only family m...

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Deborah Arthur writes:

Perfect. I loved every word of this. I feel sort of like I am reading a novel of your life. More...I love these truths and I love your transparency and strength. Oh yes.That Kiss part at the end WOW. Deb xo


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