The Shield

Embracing my introversion

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

I have spent much of my life trying to convince myself the only way to be “normal” was to be social. My closest friends growing up were extroverts. They were funny and outgoing, and everyone wanted to be around them. I, the quiet one of the bunch, always felt like the weirdo. I resented how awkward I ...

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