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Letter: Menopause Can Be a ‘Passage of Liberation’

Gail Sheehy and Liza Mundy discuss the end of fertility—and the diversity of women’s experiences.
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The Secret Power of Menopause

In The Atlantic’s October issue, Liza Mundy wrote about why the end of fertility doesn’t mark the start of decline—and may even help explain our success as a species.


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