New mother Serena Williams took to her Reddit page to pen an open thank you letter to her mother. The post is entitled “Letter To My Mom” and in it Serena talks about the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia who shares the ”exact same strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body” she has. She also goes on to share the struggles she’s faced including being called a man and being accused of taking drugs. Below is an excerpt from the letter. Read the full letter to her mother here.
I am proud we were able to show them what some women look like. We don’t all look the same. We are curvy, strong, muscular, tall, small, just to name a few, and all the same: we are women and proud!