Rachel Charlene Lewis
Updated Jan 02, 2017 @ 8:07 am
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As we start fresh with a new year, it’s hard to deny that 2016 was the worst year ever, or at least felt like it. It constantly felt like we were losing, like progress was being lost, and like our hope was all for nothing. And yet we made it to 2017, and we keep pushing forward. Now, America Ferrera’s goodbye letter to 2016, shared on her Instagram, is inspiring us to dream even bigger this year.

TBH, the incredible America Ferrera was one celebrity we grew closer to than ever this year was. Her feminism and dedication to using her platform for good truly inspired us, and continues to inspire us to be better.

If you’re still reeling from the many negative events that took place last year, America Ferrera’s goodbye letter to 2016 will definitely resonate.

America wrote,

She continued her goodbye letter, writing,

Honestly, all we can say is TG for America Ferrera’s goodbye letter to 2016. We needed that.