How to Embrace Your Perfect Imperfection

Susan McCorkindale
3 min readJul 24, 2020

“Susan Ann! I can hear you over all the other girls. You’re so loud out there!”

I’m quoting my mom verbatim.

As a kid, I was loud. Very loud. I thought this worked for me when I was ten and cheering for the peewee football team, but after every game my mom would tell me how she could hear me over all the other girls on the squad and it was clear she didn’t think it…