This was so powerful, Sara, and a wonderful tribute to your fierce, opinionated, and feisty mother! It takes gumption to stand up to people and I admire her for that (especially as someone who has never sent back food--I even choked down rock hard gnocchi during one of my last restaurant meals when 9 months pregnant!).


9X Top Writer. Proud grad of CA public schools. Committed to justice & leadership development. Wife & mom of 2 girls & 2 big dogs. Love to eat almost everything

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