When I hear someone’s story that communicates what I haven’t been able to, I feel less alone. And I feel empowered because my silence is shattered by their courage to speak. That is why I share my stories. To offer understanding and strength and to put an end to the stifling clutches of fear. That is my prayer.
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In the summer growing up, my sister and I would live with our daddy on his dairy farm in North Dakota. I [...]