*This was originally posted on Exhale.
My letter, below, to the First Lady of the United States (written before election day) was translated into Italian and published in the November issue of Vanity Fair Italy.
Dear First Lady,
Your predecessors are stunning examples of women who have used their position to influence our nation’s progress, and I have no doubt that your leadership will strengthen the legacy of our nation’s First Lady’s.
Every American Presidential election is a decision about where our nation is headed and with yesterday’s win, you are in a unique position to shape what’s next.
I write to you today with an unusual request: Will you show the nation how to be a great listener to our abortion stories?
Let me explain why it’s so important. (more…)