Mia Yim: I Paint my Ring Fingernail Purple Because

Mia Yim PutTheNailinIt Vows to End Domestic Violence

I Paint my Ring Fingernail Purple Because: Professional Wrestler Mia Yim

“I had a show in Canada last year and after my match, the referee came up to me and hugged me. He said, ‘Thank you!’ I was so naïve—I responded with ‘Thanks. It was a great match!’ And that’s when I saw tears in his eyes. He corrected me and said, ‘No, thank you. My mother was a victim of domestic violence. She and I both thank you for speaking out.’ I realized in that moment that even though he didn’t experience it directly, as a son it still impacted him to the point of tears. That really stuck with me.

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