Photographic evidence against my shy childhood

I remember being a shy kid, but then I found these photos of me during my ballerina days. In the first photo below, you’ll easily find me as I am the little girl in pink. You’ll notice that my head is held high, in fact, way too high. I remember that my teacher taught us to always have our chin up whenever we danced, and I just obeyed all too well.

Whenever I look at these pictures, I feel amused and a little puzzled. I knew I was a shy kid, so why was I confident enough to hold my head high when the rest of my classmates weren’t doing so? Did I not realize that no one else was doing this? Was I just a very obedient student? Did I misremember how confident I was when I was a kid?

Or maybe, I was socially shy, but I was also a performer, and I knew just how to strike a pose.

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5 thoughts on “Photographic evidence against my shy childhood

  1. Hello! I’ve been reading your blog for a long time now and
    finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Houston Tx!
    Just wanted to tell you keep up the great work!

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    1. Hello John! Thank you so much for leaving a comment. Glad to know that you are a loyal follower of my blog! So happy that you decided to tell me this. Thank you again and I hope you keep reading this blog! 🙂

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