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What weaknesses of yours have turned into strengths?



Sophia Swinford - published on 10/10/18

A Twitter thread asks users what they hated about themselves as kids ... and how it's helped them today.

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The imperfections we seek to hide away when we’re younger sometimes turn out to be the key to our happiness later.

Earlier this week, writer Ashley C. Ford posed a question to her Twitter followers: “What’s something you hated about yourself as a kid or teenager that you now consider a strength?”

From personality quirks to mental illness, her followers responded with all their weaknesses-turned-strengths.

What’s a weakness of yours that turned out to be a strength?

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