Be Yourself

People expect women to be perfect. Beautiful. Long straight hair, thick eyelashes, no blemishes. But that is not the real world. We are all imperfect and that is what makes us perfect. You don’t have to wear makeup if you dont want. You dont have to conceal yourself or straighten your hair if that is…

December 4-8

Project Starting Over is a go! I had to tweak a few things in terms of posters, flyers, and handouts, but hopefully they are now satisfactory. Project Starting Over will start on December 4 and last all week at my high school. From the 4th to the 8th, I will be collecting an assortment of hygienic products for people in…

Transformations

There comes a point in a girl’s life when she is no longer a girl. She changes. She goes into a cocoon. Then she emerges as a woman, a butterfly. I used to be an innocent caterpillar. I was happy and carefree. I did well in school but hated math. The math workbook was awful.…

Liberia Project: A bust

Due to difficulties with getting the clothes to Liberia, I am unable to help the Good Samaritain Orphanage in Liberia. So, I turned to a local orphanage: home for kids. Unfortunately, Home For Kids does not have the means to accept clothing donations. They do not have the means to wash the clothes nor the means to distribute…

Why Humanity Has Hope

Humanity has hope. A concept I found hard to accept after the physical bullying, mental abuse, antisemitism, and hate I have experienced in my world. My body is covered in scars that only prove humanity can be horrible and cruel. Yet now, I truly do believe that humanity can be saved and its problems can…