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Our must read stories from across the web this week.

They were trained for this moment: “These kids aren’t freaks of nature. Their eloquence and poise also represent the absolute vindication of the extracurricular education they receive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.” (Slate)

Overlooked: “Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. Now, we’re adding the stories of 15 remarkable women.” (The New York Times)

Life advice from wise women: “Part of that work involves uplifting the voices of women who are speaking out — about change, about success, about marginalization, about intersectionality, about what it feels like to be a woman making her way through the world.” (Man Repeller)

Parenting in the creative industry: “At the peak of my productivity crescendo, interruption slips in and abruptly halts my train of thought — my six-month-old will wake up from her nap crying, or my three-year-old will be tugging at me for a snack.” (Design Sponge)

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