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The Power of Self-Honesty

Marina Smerling

When, if ever, is shamelessness a form of self-deceit?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an advocate of shamelessness.

It showed up in smaller ways at first: an insistence on wearing brightly colored mis-matched socks all through elementary school, followed by a dogged determination to start a paper recycling program in my high school, despite the groans and rolling eyes of my teachers, who preferred not to be bothered.  My favorite T-shirt read, “Why be normal?” – a motto that I follow to this day...

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