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AMAC Magazine Exclusive: Trucks Are For Girls

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
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AMAC Exclusive – By Lori Roman, President, ACRU

In this AMAC Magazine exclusive article

Lori Roman, President of the ACRU, shares a heartfelt story about growing up as a young girl and why an upbringing like hers is vital to ending the war on gender. 

Trucks are for Girls

The curly-haired five-year-old was in trouble again. The year was 1967, and her kindergarten teacher had sent her to sit in the corner for the third time that week. The same crime was committed almost every day during recess. The little girl acted a lot like a little boy.

During indoor recess, she would not play with the toys on the girl’s side of the classroom and insisted on playing with the toys on the boy’s side. She had no interest in the kitchen set, but she loved the trucks…

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SusanP
SusanP
9 months ago

I graduated high school in 1964. But, I was much like the little girl in this story. I asked for a BB gun every Christmas, but Mom told Santa to bring me a doll instead. Despite her attempts to make sure I grew up a lady, I played with the boys in my neighborhood and enjoyed the life of a “tom-boy”. Never would I even think I should have been a boy. I just simply knew that like Annie Oakley in the movie, “Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you.” In fact, at the age of 29 and after participating in nearly a year long series of tests, competing against more than 600 applicants, I found myself in the #3 position on a hiring list of new city police officers. Of the 600+ who started the journey only 25 made the list. Thanks to availability, I was the FIRST person hired off that list. It was 1975 and most of the nation had never seen a woman in a police uniform before. I, married and the mother of 2 young sons, made my mark on the world as a first class patrol officer in a city that according to 1974 national crime statistics had more violent crime than the city of Chicago; at that time.
My point in this post is to tell the world: Let your child be the person they were meant to be and do NOT attempt to force them to conform to some fake idea of what a girl or a boy is. Do NOT attempt to change their gender. In that endeavor lies insanity. It is OK for a girl to be tough and for a boy to be tender. BUT, remember they are NOT a mistake. They are the gender God intended them to be. Guide them, teach them, but do NOT attempt to force them into a box that does not fit their personality!
I have always enjoyed being a girl! We can do anything we put our minds to.

Adam F. Kohler
Adam F. Kohler
9 months ago

A wonderful and needed article in today’s mixed up world. Thank you, Lori

anna hubert
anna hubert
9 months ago

Lets let the girls be the girls and boys the boys no matter what toy they might like to play with at the moment or sport they prefer My grand daughter played hockey from grade school; all the way through college and scoffed at the piano I gave her and tried to teach her to play. I lost

Gloria
Gloria
9 months ago

Trucks are for everyone and anyone. Let the girls be girls and the boys be boys. Whoever wants the trucks, go for it. Stop being stupid and trying to sacrifice our children for your stupidity. God knew what He wanted them to be even before they were formed in their mother’s womb. Just like with the a$$holes that think they can change the gender of a human being. Stop playing God.

Lover of America and GOD!
Lover of America and GOD!
9 months ago

I too was a tomboy in my youth! I graduated H.S. in 1963, grew up mostly living in an oil field camp in West Texas. Most of the kids there were boys, so we girls grew up playing with trucks and cars in the dirt (sam\nnd), riding over trantulas after a rain with our bikes, playing touch football, riding our bikes to the sandhills, loved rolling down them (sans bike), being chased by a bull till I could get to the camp outer fence! But, I sure love being a girl!

Robert Zuccaro
Robert Zuccaro
9 months ago

You can still ride trucks (or Harleys!) and still be feminine. Screw social norms!

Lover of America and GOD!
Lover of America and GOD!
9 months ago

LOVER OF GOD AND AMERICA!

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