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Hi! I was in the 2013 Red Flannel pageant & frankly it was one of the worst experiences of my life. I didn't know most of the girls, I was really uncomfortable in front of everyone, but more so - I felt alone as far as beliefs go. I'm feminist & agnostic & it made me feel like I didn't belong. But despite feeling generally awful about the whole experience, it gave me some invaluable skills. It was really nice to see your post about it, & I don't feel as ashamed about being in i - Samantha Heuwagen
Hello and thank you for sharing your story! I am so sorry the whole experience was not a positive one, but I am happy to hear that you took something away from the Red Flannel Pageant. Whether it be good or bad, you did it! You got the chance to grow and do something no one… Read More Hi! I was in the 2013 Red Flannel pageant & frankly it was one of the worst experiences of my life. I didn’t know most of the girls, I was really uncomfortable in front of everyone, but more so — I felt alone as far as beliefs go. I’m feminist & agnostic & it made me feel like I didn’t belong. But despite feeling generally awful about the whole experience, it gave me some invaluable skills. It was really nice to see your post about it, & I don’t feel as ashamed about being in i