You can either embrace your individuality or fight it. I think you’d be wasting your time fighting against the name your parents gave you. Your name doesn’t change how your life plays out; you do, whoever raises you does. Depending on how you’re raised can change the outcome of someone’s life; the name you receive at birth does not. Take E for example, she could have any other name and still be the person she was supposed to be. What made E who she is today is her father. Her father made her life into and experiment and this makes her look at life differently. Having a sociologist father experiment on you can change how your life turns out the name he gave you does not.
E embraces her name; it makes her...
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