Thank you, Mom

By OBOS — February 2, 2011

Submitted by: Monica Carreon

My mother grew up in rural Texas where traditional schooling was out of reach for her, consequently, she was a big fan of education.

When I was in elementary school, part of 6th grade was a film/discussion about menstruation.  When Mom and I had a follow-up to the school’s lecture & film, we went to the local library together.

She preceded to check out “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”  She obtained a Spanish version and an English version.

I will always thank her for her progressive approach to sex and women’s bodies.

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