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Be Loyal to Yourself

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“Hit dogs holler.” — My elders, and probably yours too

Once I was talking to my great aunt about how someone’s outsized response to a situation overshadowed the situation itself. As she combed through and picked her greens in the kitchen sink, she said this: Hit dogs holler.

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Adrienne Gibbs

Adrienne Gibbs

Director, Creator Growth @Medium. Editor of ZORA and MOMENTUM. Writer. Mother. Proud recipient of an official Beyoncé shout out.