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Exactly 0 Babies Died From Chicken Pox From 2004-2007 (And It Wasn't Because They Were Vaccinated)

Parents choose not to protect their children from illness through vaccination for many reasons, and almost none of them are good reasons. Nevertheless, one of the tried and (not) true defenses of this truly unwise decision is this: "Why do you care about whether my kid is vaccinated? It doesn't affect you."We're officially done with that argument.

Exactly 0 Babies Died From Chicken Pox From 2004-2007 (And It Wasn't Because They Were Vaccinated)
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Sometimes the most innocuous question can give a predator all the information they need to stalk, harass, or assault a woman. That's why Instagram's "safety queen" Cathy Pedrayes has made a series of videos showing women the best times to lie to a stranger.

We've all been raised to tell the truth, but when it comes to being safe there's no reason we should feel compelled to give out personal information to a random stranger. Pedrayes' videos do a great job at not only showing women when to lie and but how to feel comfortable doing so.

Pedrayes originally started making videos about philosophy and being a "mom friend," but soon fell into making clips centered around safety because of her unique background.

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