A Rite Of Passage

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A rite of passage is defined as “a ritual or ceremony signifying an event in a person's life indicative of a transition from one stage to another, as from adolescence to adulthood.” Each culture, religion, or different groups of people have a different take on their rites of passage. There’s baptisms, confirmations, quinceañeras, sweet 16s, rumspringa, cow jumping, land diving, sunrise ceremonies, and many more other examples. In Christian, Catholic and Lutheran religions it is common to see first communions. For my first communion, one of the phases was choosing my godparents. These rites of passage are universal and throughout all these years, usually celebrate a change in place, condition, social position, or age. In “Rites of Passage” by
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