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The Mothers and Daughters Who Marched on Washington Together

"I thought it was very important to support my daughter, and all daughters of the world—not just for women's rights, but all rights."

The day after Donald Trump—who was elected on a platform of divisiveness and bigotry—was inaugurated as president of the United States, millions of women and men throughout the country and the world gathered in protest. In Washington, DC, hundreds of thousands of protesters swarmed the streets; among them were women of all generations.

Among them were countless mothers who had brought their daughters, wanting to share the historical moment and ensure a better future for their children. Broadly has compiled quotes from some of the families in attendance on the significance of the march and the reasons they traveled to the capital.

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