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We All Have A Story...

"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." ~William Shakespeare It was the fall of 2012, I found the courage to tell my story.  I knew the day would come where I would have to either face my fears, or be ruled by them. If I am to be true to myself and others, I had to become transparent. That meant letting go of my fears, and humbling myself under the sight of God and others.  After years of low self-esteem, I'd finally arrived at a place of self love and acceptance. Being able to show and tell the world, "This is me, take it or leave it". Being okay with either reaction is true freedom.
During the first semester of my dental assisting program, the instructors asked us to share our story. At the end of class, a former classmate came to me and said after hearing my dental experience, she was reminded of another.  And referred to a book she'd read entitled, The Covered Smile(…