Crushes, Cardi B, and karaoke.
“The only person who gets to define how you’re processing this circumstance is you.”
Worried about becoming popular, and reflections on He Named Me Malala.
Let that light of yours shine.
When I self-harmed, I did want people to notice—because I needed help.
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