Mother of “I can count to potato” meme girl speaks out

It took men declaring dress codes sexist for people to finally listen
When boys complain about having to wear pants, it goes viral. When women complain about being shamed, silence.

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Liz Crowter was sick of the abuse hurled at her daughter, whose face is featured in a common Internet meme that mocks disabled people. So  Crowty spoke out—and soon became the unwilling star of her own meme.

With more than one million posts last year, Canvas is the image board of choice for meme junkies. Every afternoon, the Daily Dot highlights a collection of images that reflect Canvas users’ current obsession.

 

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