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How I Found My Black Girl Joy Again

No amount of money could make up for a life that felt empty

Courtesy of Claire Soares

By Claire Soares, as told to Tomika Anderson

I knew it was time to go when I couldn’t get out of bed in the morning.

At my old apartment in Oakland, California, my bedroom window framed the most incredible sunrise — the kind you see lovers gazing into…

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