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regarding what she would want to instill in her one-year-old son,
or if she hopes that her work might leave a certain legacy

I think the main thing that I want to give to him is that he feels free. And that, in terms of me, that he feels like he doesn’t have to be anything to get my love—that just who he is, that just being a person—that’s it, you know, he’s already done enough. Which isn’t exactly how I feel. I feel like I have to do quite a lot every second to be good enough. And so, saying it out loud, I think maybe, yeah, that’s probably in my work too. I’m trying to make that space for other people for a long time. Even, if you’re uncomfortable or unsure or have doubt, that’s fine! That doesn’t mean that you’re doing anything wrong. You’re not in trouble. In fact you’re probably doing the perfect thing when you feel that.
— lydia glenn-murray's q&a with miranda july (graphite, issue no. 4).
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