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#TellYourStory how #RoeVsWade affected you. Here’s mine.

I was 17. I didn’t have high self esteem. My parents were either emotionally vacant or physically gone. I equated sex with love. I was wrong. The next part is so much like #ChristineBlasseyFord, I felt like I knew her…
My “boyfriend” took me to a party. He even came inside to meet my dad. No one had done that. I felt loved…until a couple hours later. He took me to a room in the back of the house. We’d been drinking. I had consensual sex with him. He said he needed to use the bathroom…
He left the room. closed the door. Seconds later it opened, but it wasn’t him. It was several other young men, some older - maybe in their 20s. My boyfriend came in and they tried to hold me down to gang rape me. I fought for my life and clawed one. I told them they’d have to…
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Principle #4: #TellYourStory

And not anyone else’s. A short Thursday Thread.

This means #TeachTheTruth—and not repeat Team Coup’s false narrative about schools.

Remember, the outrage is fueled by a hijacked academic term, a collection of words that became a talking point after many repetitions.

Most Americans want their children to hear the true, accurate version of our history, not the censored one.

So if you see this, or something like it:

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We are constantly being interviewed, evaluated and rated for things we have no idea about. Always put your best foot forward and speak your story first before people make up their mind about you. #tellyourstory
No One will tell your story better than you and also don't be apologetic. Everyone else is trying to tell their story. Your Story is your brand, no matter how crazy and loopside it may be. #tellyourstory
Find any opportunity to tell the story and make sure that it will be
1. Concise
2. Relevant
3. Memorable
To the person who will hear it. #tellyourstory
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#BlackInTheIvory is being a PGY2 ortho res in a nasty divorce & almost losing my kid. As a PGY4, my 7 yo son had an accident where he ran into a pole @ recess with his face (but made the catch!) I was conflicted btwn Mother’s instinct vs being seen as the ‘lazy’ blk resident. 1/
I got a call from my son’s school that he “probably” needed stitches on his face. I loudly repeated the school secretary’s words because I wanted people to know my son was badly hurt. #BlackintheIvory #BlackintheIvoryOrtho 2/
My Sports attending heard & said “I hope you don’t think you’re going anywhere, we still have patients to see in clinic.” She told me if I left clinic that “she would make sure I was disciplined.” Thankfully my live-in nanny brought my bleeding son to our Sports clinic. 3/
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We're live with @GrantThornton's Jennifer Morelli - looking forward to hearing her experiences setting organizations up for success by promoting #womeninleadership.

Join us here:

#iwil #TeVE #TeVirtualEvents
@GrantThornton How do we send the elevator back down for future women leaders? Jennifer Morelli wants us to make the "right change" not the "forced change" to meet diversity initiatives.
@GrantThornton How to do it: #Recruitment first and foremost! Getting women in roles all the way to the top.
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"There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories".
This thread is dedicated to the victims of the past 5 days. Their stories matter. Buried in articles & reports are stories we need to tell #WeWillNotBeSilent
Let's start with the numbers. Remembering always that numbers are merely a numerical representation of real people who have real lives, friends, families, hopes, dreams & a right to human dignity. #WeWillNotBeSilent
844 human rights violations.
12 killed
78 gunshot injuries
At least 242 cases of assault, torture, inhumane & degrading treatment including dog bites
46 cases of destruction of property
466 displacements (under verification).
Source @ZimHRNGOForum #WeWillNotBeSilent
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We're in the historic Redpath museum auditorium this morning @mcgillu for another excellent talk by Jan Marco Muller @IIASAVienna which we organized w/ @McGillMSSI & TISPP! A continuation of #SPESciDip events of the last few days, #THREAD below ⬇️
#scidip #SciComm #scipol
When #science meets #politics on #GMO ➡️ when faced with the same evidence, some countries overwhelmingly agree, others overwhelmingly against #scipol #scidip
The mechanisms of #scienceadvice in the #EU is... complex
#scidip #scipol
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