The first time I visited Sri Lanka as a 19 year old, a new question dominated my mind. This question never occurred to before I submerged myself in a culture so distant and familiar. All my life, I thought a certain way, made decisions to be true to myself, but all of those traits could have ended up very different. Characteristics like my sense of humor, methods of learning, and temperaments, perhaps were result of nurture. In my unfamiliar homeland, I wondered for the first time ever, “What if I was born and raised in Sri Lanka?”
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