What Helen Reddy Meant to Us

Let’s Make Her Anthem ‘I Am Woman’ Great Again

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When Helen Reddy’s anthem ‘I Am Woman’ topped Billboard magazine’s Hot 100 chart in December 1972, I was nine years old. I didn’t know what a feminist was, didn’t understand why the words felt so powerful or even what women all over the country were feeling. But I did shout the song at the top of my lungs when it came on the radio; its…