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– The road to myself

– I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?”
 Golden Hawn   When I was a kid, my parents used to repeatedly tell me that I was “one in a million”. At the time, I hated it. It was a constant reminder that I was not like my friends, not better or worse, simply different. I would spend my Saturday evenings learning ballroom dancing with my grandfather; my free time, collecting stones or figuring out ways to make the world a better place. Growing up, I realized that having trouble fitting in was, in fact, not a curse. Being an outsider gave me the space necessary to observe the world around me, as I was attempting to understand its people, struggling to decide which part I wanted to play, who I wanted to be.  I have traveled North to South, East to West in an attempt to understand better my own singularity. Along the way, I have developed a curiosity for different cultures, and have learnt to accept my …