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Let’s be clear– I didn’t start wearing a bra because I really wanted one but rather, because all the fifth grade girls called me disgusting for not wearing one. They mocked and teased me to the point where I insisted my mom buy me one in order to protect the little chest and dignity I had.
But the truth is I wasn’t ready to grow up, and even at 10 years old I knew that once I got a bra I was no longer a little girl, but instead something much more “mature.”
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