“You get the judgment from above and you get it from below and everybody is just judging the heck out of everybody else,” Cunha told ‘The Washington Post after the article became one of the web site’s most popular of the year.
Though her daughters are still young, she hopes that her story will teach them not to judge. “Circumstances for everyone are different,” she said. “They need to give everyone a chance and they need to help anyone they can be open-minded about any kind of circumstance.”
On her own blog, parentwin.com, she encouraged others not to give in to shame.
“Believe in yourself. Do your thing. Eventually, someone will see you. Eventually, the story will be told. Keep walking. Never stop.“You are worth it.”
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