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There is something really literary but also really authentic about this, the lists, the truths. Thank you for trusting us with this vulnerable stuff.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Incredible. This brought me to tears. I’ve grown with you since MR, death and rebirth for all these years. Thank you for being a constant.

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Jan 12Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Retweet! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Just here to say thank you for keeping going.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

reliably the best thing in my inbox - and not just for the clothes. Thanks for sharing your authentic voice.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Thank you for this. And for all that you give us. I just made a major life change that felt, and still feels, terrifying and sometimes wrong, and is made heavier by the fact that I’m 47 and and and...

Your newsletter today has picked me up well and truly. ‘Life begets death begets life and on’. Just brilliant. Thank you x

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Good luck with the life change Daisy

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Thank you x

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I hope you’ll tell us more about it as the transition progresses 🦋

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🍀💫

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

“Courage, dear heart” C.S. Lewis and here you (and us) are. Only “thank you” pops in my mind. Very grateful. 🍀💞

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Jan 12Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

It’s not easy to find authentic content that gets your mind going these days. And we are living in a content stuffed world! I jumped on the Cereal Aisle train recently and I ENJOY spending the time I don’t have to read your goodness. Thank you.

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Jan 11·edited Jan 24Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Second comment, that I hope it matches your courage: I bursted into tears while reading. I was a reader of your manrepeller blog, watched you face the primordials of your website and social media, and now the rebirth of Leandra in your “gluten aisle”. Besides gratitude for all the things you put out there, I also feel proud and admiration for your path.

You make such good stance on joy, that I couldn’t help to free translate this sentence that I have saved in my mind since I’ve read it in an exhibition of an artist: “joy is the most serious thing in life”.

I salute you and stay on this side... “goods speed” 💫

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Jan 12Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Thanks for sharing with us Leandra. Style tips and deeper soundings. Indeed, every moment is a chance to begin again.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

What a lovely and honest post to read today. I am 6 days out from shoulder surgery and today my husband, daughter and I said goodbye to our dear sweet 13+ year old labradoodle. Life, death, rebirth; the cycle continues. Thank you Leandra for sharing deep and universal life experiences.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

I look forward to your writing and often read, mark unread, then read again to make sure I'm not missing one brilliant reference or poignant observation. I came here for the unmatched style, but wow, the writing. I too am often brought to tears. Thank you.

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Dear Leandra!!! Reading your newsletters is the best way to learn English (beyond styling tips, of course!). I’m so glad that you decided to continue, to be honest, to keep sharing. Thank you❤️

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Thank you for this post and for the courage to share your feelings about MR and starting over. Who knows, may be it was a blessing in disguise, so many medias died and even Conde is struggling these days. Happy to be here and follow your journey !

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Jan 11Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Beautifully felt and written as always. You are a gifted writer. Thank you.

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Jan 13Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

Tears sprang to my eyes when i read “You are such a loser.” I know that feeling AND I think “even you feel that way?!” I loved Man Repeller and your style in a way that gave me permission to be myself. And now, with this the Cereal Aisle on substack, i feel it’s just an evolved version of you and reference for me. Thank you for always being vulnerable and for reminding all of us we’re soft and gushy and all seeking joy and stuffies. ❤️

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Jan 12Liked by Leandra Medine Cohen

God I love this piece. Thank you for sharing it.

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