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High schooler Trinity Hanif: Minnesota lawmakers must pass legislation providing free menstrual products in schools.

Trinity Hanif, a student at St. Michael-Albertville High School, says students who menstruate can become distracted when they don’t have access to free menstrual products in schools. That hurts their education, she argues, adding that lawmakers must pass pending legislation that would provide the products for free in Minnesota schools.