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Teen Gets Her School to Provide Free Tampons and Pads For Students

A “period emergency” that had her scrambling for a pad or tampon in the middle of math class inspired eighth-grader Cordelia Longo to convince her school to provide such necessities for free to all female students.

According to NBC, the teenager got herself in a frustrating situation one day in April after she ran out of dimes trying to find a restroom with a working sanitary napkin and tampon dispenser in her school in Mercer Island, Washington.