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I’m Not Rude. I’m Just an Introvert.

Many confuse my manner with shyness or rudeness, but they are not the same

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WWhenever I ask my father what I was like as a child—whether I was difficult or hot-tempered, meek or affectionate, endearing or rambunctious—he usually tells me about my first day of daycare. My parents enrolled me into a formal daycare center when I was two. The school was…

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Vayola Vilma

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