Have you spotted a photo of someone you know holding up a sign that reads "#BringBackOurGirls" or "#BringBackOurDaughters"? If you haven't, you probably will soon. An extremist group called Boko Haram grabbed nearly 300 girls from a school in Nigeria in mid-April, and nearly a month later, they're still refusing to return these daughters, nieces, cousins, to their families.
Halfway across the world, most American moms can't imagine their daughters being stolen away, their little girls being married off to random men. But moms? It's happened.
Nearly 300 girls disappeared. Nearly 300 mothers are crying in the night, desperate for someone to help them.
And in this global village where we are all raising children, it's impossible for us not to want to reach out, to do something, to tell these mothers that they are not alone.
Amy Poehler's done it. Michelle Obama's done it. Malala has done it.
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