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“What do you do?”

I don’t think my mother has ever forgiven me for a remark I made aged four.  As she tells it, I announced loudly in a department store, “I know what you can do Mommy, you can be a cleaning lady!” … Continue reading

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“I’m just a girl who cain’t say no.”

The line from Oklahoma means something very different for those of us in our 40s than the teens for whom it was intended.  Women in the public eye from Oprah to Mika Brzezinski warn women against the desire to be … Continue reading

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