It is crazy that an entire month has gone by since I wrote an open letter about the Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life covers, and it is still in the news.

Within two days, the letter, written after seeing Matt Fyre’s image posted from a local library, was officially viral. The press contacted me beginning with Refinary 29, then Huffington Post, and from there it was covered in The Daily Telegraph, Scary Mommy, and tons more outlets including some in countries such as Korea, Belgium, France, Canada, and some in languages I don’t recognize. Then, celebrities Amy Schumer, Blake Lively, and Katie Holmes shared the image, which bumped it even higher in the spotlight with the TODAY show, US Weekly,  NYTimes, Yahoo Style and more extended the audience that saw the image and my words.

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