What Helen Reddy Meant to Us

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

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Dancing around my small-town-Texas bedroom, I mouthed her words into the mirror. They became my words. Everything Helen sang about, I wanted to be.

Ms. magazine exploded imagery in my brain and Helen Reddy’s song was the soundtrack.

Like these women, I could believe in my rights — including the right to make decisions for my own body, which I did later on in my life.

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Former movie popcorn server, singing telegram, celebrity publicist, marketing maven and event producer. Finally adding writer to the list. @muddygirlmedia.

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