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Women's March Philly

Why was I among the 50,000+ who marched in Philadelphia joining the millions around the country and the world?

I marched for my nieces, who deserve a world where their lives, their rights, and their work are valued and rewarded the same as men. 

I marched for my mother, who deserves a protected and replenished Social Security Trust Fund after 40+ years of working. 

I marched for my Aunt, who fought cancer three times and never had to choose between saving her life and paying her bills. 

I marched for the friends who use Planned Parenthood for cancer screenings.  

I marched for the survivors of sexual assault who shouldn't have to hear "it was just locker room talk" when their President talks of sexually assaulting women.  

i marched for every woman in my life, because their rights are human rights and human rights are worth fighting for.  

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Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony

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We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. — Malala Yousafzai

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. — Alice Walker

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I am deliberate and afraid of nothing. - Audre Lorde

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The best protection any woman can have is courage. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. - Jane Goodall

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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. - Abraham Lincoln

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If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

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We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato

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We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. - J. K. Rowling

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Remember, the Constitution doesn’t begin with, 'I, the president.' It begins with, 'We, the people.'" - Gloria Steinem

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I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive. - Elizabeth Taylor

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If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. - Desmond Tutu

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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. - Seneca

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I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves. - Mary Shelley

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me. - Aretha Franklin

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