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Rachael Hanakowski is a sociology student in New Brunswick, Canada. Her goal is to empower young women—especially those with disabilities—to feel strong within themselves, despite stigma and societal barriers. You can follow her on Twitter @rachaelhana.
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!