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Solange Pens Letter to Her Teenage Self for Teen Vogue

Just yesterday Solange Knowles took home the award for Artist of the Year at the Webby Awards and not even a day later manages to grace the cover of Teen Vogue.
For her spread the “Cranes in the Sky” songstress decided to pen a powerful letter to her seventeen year old self.
In it she touches on her mother, stereotypes, stress, the loss of her friend, the birth of her son and more.

“because you have your mama’s blood, you are fiercely independent and outgoing. you’ve been starting petitions, building tree houses, and starting clubs since as long as you can remember…” she writes “…you have a long life ahead of you, and i’ll tell you it’s not gonna always be easy, but I can promise you it will be fruitful and with much purpose. all the bridges you’ve burned, you had to, so that you could rebuild them to become a stronger and more wonderful you.

Read her full letter here

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