What you want isn’t really what you want.

For the past few weeks, I’ve had the assumption that what I wanted was something I wanted. Then I learned that my decisions in life were influenced by my parents and my circumstances.

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If I was born with any other place or time, my own being would be far different that the being I am now.

But it wasn’t just my parents that influenced me. My teacher, the shows that I…