Personal Essay : Individuality And Personality

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At one time or another we’ve all been an outsider, some more than others, but at some point, we’ve all had to go through the experience of feeling excluded from something. Of feeling like we’re missing out just because we’re a little different or weird, just because we don’t quite fit in like other people. I’ve been that person time and again, always for various reasons, some peculiarities I have are considered quirky, some are considered cool or interesting, and some are just strange. What some people don’t realize though is that while some aspects of my quirkiness or individuality- as I like to call it- are deemed fun or interesting to some, there are just as many others who disagree and find it weird, offensive, or plain wrong. The best example I can think of for this is my hair color, which can range anywhere from bright cherry red to a faded cotton candy blonde depending on how recently I’ve dyed it. While colored hair is arguably more common and acceptable than ever before there are definitely still some ways that you are the one thing not like the rest. For instance, all e...
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