Wearing my own shoes, walking on my own path, I leave a trail of footsteps. Just like any other human being, with the capacity for sharing vulnerability.

The roads I’ve travelled on, my genetic inheritance, all of these shouldn’t make a difference. If I have something to offer humanity, I should be given a fair hearing.

Size and resources are supposed to matter. That’s perfectly fine. The fact that an object is bigger, louder or taller than another one doesn’t make it better, or more useful.

One of the great morality tales of recent times has demonstrated that integrity and decency can count for a lot, if they are given attention.

Nobody is perfect, it is often said. We can aim to be the best versions of ourselves, however.

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