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I am a woman

| Thursday, April 11, 2019

I am a woman.

 

I have two X chromosomes.

I have female secondary sex characteristics.

I have longer hair.

I have a feminine face.

 

I am a woman.

 

I am a Saint Mary’s student.

I am doing fine.

I am receiving a wonderful higher education.

I am a STEM major.

I will succeed in my career.

I will not allow anyone to tell me any different.

 

I am a woman.

 

I am happily Catholic.

I am traditional.

I am conservative.

I dress modestly.

I am pro-life.

I am pro-abstinence.

I am anti-euthanasia.

I respect priests and religion.

I love and respect men and their role in society and the Church.

I love and respect women and our role in society and the Church.

I love and respect motherhood and fatherhood and all the joys and hardships that come with it.

I stand with pregnant and parenting students.

I stand with law enforcement.

I love my country.

I love my freedom.

I love my femininity.

I am not a victim.

I can think for myself, and my voice matters.

 

I am STILL a woman.

 

Thank you, and God bless.

Maria Marcopoli

sophomore

March 28

 

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