BY Marguerite Kearns
in Eat Me
on Sep 13, 2011
When I was young, my mother told me about my suffragist grandmother Edna (that's her in the photo). “She did important work so women can vote today,” my mother said. I took the story to heart. I couldn’t wait until the subject of women’s suffrage was raised in school. I imagined raising my hand, standing up in front of my classmates, and waxing lyrically about my grandma.
Nothing happened through the sixth grade. Or the seventh. It wasn't ... Read More