"Little feminist" writes letter to Hillary Clinton

"I would be completely willing to help you out after school. I bet I would be the youngest member of your campaign."

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There's nothing like receiving good ol' snail mail, especially when it's from kids—their squiggly writing is just too cute. Grandma, grandpa, distant friends and even Hillary Clinton appreciate an old-fashioned letter. In fact, Clinton just received a sweet handwritten note from a self-proclaimed "little feminist."  And she just had to share it.

Twelve-year-old Oliva's letter, which calls for equal rights and her wish to be part of Clinton's campaign, has since gone viral after it was posted to Clinton's website.

It starts off with with an introduction: Olivia has two dads, a twin brother and goes to a school for kids with learning disabilities. She has dyslexia and ADHD (the little smarty pants proceeds to defining the acronym). In the letter, she says how her school is expensive and she wishes more public schools could help out other kids like her.

However...she can still help out with Clinton's campaign after school! Her school is in Brooklyn, NY after all. "I bet I would be the youngest member of your campaign," Olivia remarks.

As any fan-girl does, she writes that she hopes Clinton wins. "I am a little feminist growing up to help all women with equal rights," Oliva writes. And not only women—she's really happy that gay marriage is now legal "around the whole 50 states of America!"

Clinton, of course, had to respond to her "hopeful friend."


“Thank you for writing to me; it put a smile on my face…Please know that I join your dads in cheering you on for great success. Keep up the great work, always care deeply about what you believe in, and never stop reaching for the stars!”

Then, the photo was shared to Clinton's Instagram with the caption: "A 12-year-old feminist named Olivia wrote Hillary this brave, heartwarming letter. Olivia 2040, anybody?"

Olivia 2040, indeed.

This article was originally published on Nov 03, 2015

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