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Get an Inside look at Wendy Davis' Forgetting to Be Afraid

Forgetting to Be Afraid

Read an exclusive letter from editor David Rosenthal about Wendy Davis' inspiring journey to the Texas Senate Senate, her awe-inspiring filibuster and beyond.

Dear Reader,

Forgetting to Be Afraid is a Profiles in Courage for our time—politically and personally.

In 2013, when Wendy Davis conducted an eleven-hour solo filibuster in the Texas legislature to block passage of a bill that would have denied women access to reproductive health care, she electrified the nation. On her feet, not moving, not drinking, no bathroom breaks, just talking; Senator Davis won an astounding, unlikely victory for pro-choice advocates everywhere.

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