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A Letter to Huma

August 1, 2013
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Huma Abedin (Photo credit: NYmag.com)

By Sayu Bhojwani Dear Huma, I have thought so much about why you–universally admired, strong, intelligent, beautiful, charismatic—stay with an attention-hungry, untrustworthy, arrogant husband. Like everyone else, I have been asking myself the same question. And here’s my attempt at an answer. Competent, over-achieving women like you, Hillary, and dare I say, myself, are used...
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