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“I think that we need more weird, loud women role models, and I think that’s what I have become. It’s weird. I don’t feel like I’m so nice and happy and everything and all my music sounds normal. I think it’s pretty gritty. I’m just glad that there are girls that can be inspired by that.”

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You know, that’s the whole idea of the American Dream, that we can all have it as long we work hard — and that is untrue. There are so many ways in our country where we are not giving the same opportunities to everybody.

–Merrill Garbus on Morning Edition