MARC Train

Field Tripping: Marching

Field Tripping: Marching

As soon as I saw the call going out across my social media for a Women's March on Washington in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, I knew I didn't want to go, and that I had to go. I've been going to marches and rallies for as long as I can remember—toted down to the Capitol Building in Boise, Idaho to rally for abortion rights, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, against war with my always-protesting-something parents. Hundreds of thousands of people trying to get to D.C. on the same day, all riding the metro and needing to use the same port-a-potty? The stuff of nightmares. But I wanted to be counted, so I reluctantly talked myself into it.

And now here I...

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