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How rising political activism is changing women's lives

How rising political activism is changing women's lives

Donald Trump's election was a life-altering event for many Americans. Those who supported him felt validated and optimistic, while those who opposed him found the results hard to accept.

"It was the highlight of my life," said Cyndi Love of Scottsdale, Ariz., a Trump campaign volunteer. Nicki Weiss, a social worker from New York City said, "The sense of our world having changed reminds me of how I felt with 9/11."

While men as well as women say the election deeply affected their lives, it is hard to overstate the impact it has had on women. An estimated 4.5 million Americans, mostly female, joined the Women's March the day after Donald Trump's inauguration....

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