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"I wish I had a role model when I was younger. Maybe then I wouldn't have spent so much time feeling ashamed of my hearing loss."
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"I now know what it’s like to be on both sides of the register and it's truly changed me."
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"Even though the president has repeatedly promised to protect health care, families like mine are living in limbo and unclear what the future holds for their children."
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"I had a birthday cake to bake and Easter baskets to build. I had responsibilities and deadlines. I didn’t have time for this."
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"I’m shocked at how blatantly careless and hurtful I was."
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I wake up each morning petrified about who or what he might encounter, and I go to sleep thanking God he returned to me and our daughter.
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"Choosing to go by my Nigerian first name has served as my daily act of resistance."
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We got blood panels, cardiograms and X-rays. No one thought to schedule evaluations with a psychologist.
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I never imagined myself in this situation, but somehow what we were doing felt right.
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A doctor didn’t care enough about the fat guy in room 204 to pass on information that may have saved his life.
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“I would not have been able to have done this without 'Schitt’s Creek.'"
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I used to trade days of pain and exhaustion for a few hours of looking "normal."
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I have not been in a committed relationship since my husband died nearly 21 years ago.
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My childhood trauma doesn't define me, but it is something I deal with every day.
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What awaits a monogamous lesbian on vacation by herself with mostly heterosexual couples looking to play? A lot of fun.
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All of this culminated in a mind shift whereby I stopped viewing solitude as calamitous.
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If you're planning to make a New Year's resolution of your own in 2020, you might want to read this first.
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From a best friend who turned out to be a scam artist to the birth of "She-Shed Cheryl," these are some of our favorite HuffPost Personal stories from the past year.
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If we really want to protect our daughters, it begins with how we raise our sons.