This 8-year-old girl went as The Notorious RGB for superhero day at school.
Krista Threefoot posted a photo of her daughter Michele – dressed as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – on Facebook this week, saying she's been reading I Dissent – a picture book about Ginsburg's life. Michele decided to go as her because Ginsburg "fights prejudice and injustice," she said.
“She and her sister aren’t really into Marvel superheroes, so I was just going to put them in Supergirl capes and masks. But while our family was talking about it, she told me she wanted to be Ruth Bader Ginsburg. So we went with it!,” Threefoot told the Huffington Post.
Regardless of politics, it's pretty great to see kids looking up to nonfictional people who are changing the world, rather than the stock popular movie characters.
The photo has been making the rounds on the internet – and even got to RBG herself. Threefoot wrote on Facebook that Justice Ginsburg's assistant emailed her to ask for their address so she could write Michele a handwritten note.
And on Jan. 6, Threefoot posted photos of the letter RBG sent her daughter. The note read: "Dear Michele, You look just like me. May you continue to thrive on reading and learning. Every good wish, Ruth Bader Ginsburg."