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To The Left…To The Right

Twists and Turns

While following what seems to be right assures you a sense of belongingness, it still feels right to follow your heart. I was born left-handed but it didn’t bother me at all.  Being one was an advantage for me.  In fact, I was always fascinated to reversely write paragraphs in cursive.   This  “mirror-writing” ability (well, some call it a demi-goddess power, which I like better) was my weapon to keep my scribbled thoughts in secret.  It was until I reached third grade or so when I started to get conscious about everyone else using their right hand to do just everything.  I asked myself then, “Why am I doing things differently?”  The insecurity became worst when I was learning to play the guitar.  For goodness’ sake, the instructor was holding the fret with his left hand and strumming with his right, while I did the opposite. Afraid of being out-of-place, I…

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