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One Day: A Daughter’s Questions and Answers to the Terrifying World We Live In

One day, my daughter is going to want to know more about how women got the right to vote.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know about the Holocaust.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know more about the civil rights movement.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know why swastikas were spray painted on a synagogue the week prior.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know why a black man was shot by a white police officer for simply walking down the street and suffers no legal consequences.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know more about why people are upset about men creating families together and women creating families together.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know why a man with the same job title and experience is making twice as much as she is.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know why women are targets of ridicule and disbelief when they bravely come forward revealing a history/current sexual abuse by men.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know why women are not believed.
One day, my daughter is going to want to know more about why people with mental illness are discriminated against.
One day, my daughter will want to know why people’s differences are a negative and not a positive.

One day, my daughter will stop asking questions and develop the answers that promote a positive society:

  *Where women feel safe
  *Earn equal pay compared to men
  *Talk openly about the Holocaust
  *Refer to when women gained the right to vote
  *Discuss the reality and struggle of the Civil Rights Movement
  *Talk honestly about Anti-Semitism
  *Discuss the racism rampant in our society
  *Talk of those who suffer repeated discrimination by others
One day, we need to decide to raise our daughters to develop the answers to these questions. It’s already begun, but the urgency continues to increase with each passing s-e-c-o-n-d. It started and should never stop.
One day is NOW.



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