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November 15, 2012
Sherman Alexie said every teenager grows up on a reservation. Yes, indeed. Teenagers all over the world, from all walks of life and all backgrounds, from every class, live on a reservation, one of their own making. Many never do realize that, and blame the community they live in rather than doing anything about it. The question for every teenager is whether or not they find the courage to leave that reservation and embark on adulthood in the wide world. And do they do this in a timely manner, while still teens, or only as stunted thirty or forty-year olds?