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#2 Why are you like this?

As I have a few things to share about myself that I view as strange I thought I’ll just make a “series” out of this.

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Turning a new page

2017 is the year everything will change for me. I have been excited for high school to end for quite some time now, I’m ready to embark on future journeys, but still – a sense of dread is holding me back.  Continue reading “Turning a new page”

#1 Why are you like this?

Okay so story of my life time:

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Essay: The misogynistic horror show

 

The discrimination of women in the world is still a real problem, despite our huge strides against it, especially in the last few years. Continue reading “Essay: The misogynistic horror show”

The Kardashians helped me become confident with my curves

As a child, I distinctly remember a friend of mine observing “Wow, you’re butt is kind of big”. It is true – even as a child I was curvy. Continue reading “The Kardashians helped me become confident with my curves”

Expressing myself #1: Building a fortress

As a teenager, privacy in a house full of family can be difficult. My room is the only place where I truly feel it belongs to me and I can do whatever I please. I am lucky to have parents who don’t restrict me in any way when it comes to expressing my creativity. One way I express myself is through creating a space that represents me.

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Growing up bilingual

 

“When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different – there is a sense of shame attached to that.”

– Sonia Sotomayor

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Why?

When I read about becoming a teenager in books when I was a child, I only thought my life would become easier. Continue reading “Why?”

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