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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