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To Be Ourselves By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Author Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” I highly agree with this statement because people in this world are hard on each another. There are several other reasons such as, bullying and peer pressure.

One reason I highly agree with him, is because there are over 3.2 million students that are bullied for being themselves and not being what or who someone else wants them to be. Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying. Bullies make it hard for another human being to be themselves in this cruel world, but somehow, some people manage to still be theirself.

In addition, people get bullied every day for what they
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