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In this week’s digest of stories from the Medium Universe, writers are calling it quits on principle, and having no regrets

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If you think about life as a journey, every single disadvantage makes the journey harder. For a girl born in the Sahel, one of the poorest regions in the world, getting to a healthy, productive life requires overcoming hurdle after hurdle after hurdle.