The Importance of Being a Stranger

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Submitter Name: 
Ashack
Content Creator Name: 
Ariana Mullins
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And Here We Are...
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Identity
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Arriving in Germany as a foreigner, vulnerable and in need of help, I had to give up the traditional ways I had assessed my own value and self worth in the past.  Being needy actually allowed me to learn invaluable truths about who I am-- apart from what I can give.