“Do not be afraid of your story. Do not hold it between your teeth like a secret you will not release, do not let its nature rust the inside of your mind. Let it go. Tell it to the wind if you must, but let it go. Gift it to the world and watch as your courage multiplies in the various lives you inspire, until you are walking the streets surrounded by people who are not afraid to show themselves in all of their entirety to a world that so deeply needs their voice.”

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