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Respecting The Creation You Were Meant To Be By Irene Santiago

“They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Dear Younger Me, I can only speak from my personal work experience in the film industry. No matter what your profession,  circumstance, or age, your character is a reflection of the choices you make. Thank goodness there is grace. I often tell my own kids and my acting students  to make the decision of who they  are now, as well as what their standing values are, before they get pressured by the world and peers. I discuss with them to make smart, informed choices regarding tough decisions now that they’re not pressured by others who do not have your best interest at heart, because there will always be consequences. You only get one you, and you will be recognized for your personal character and actions for all time and “internet eternity.” Let me tell you a little story about  my “BIG DECISION.” Years ago, in the year B.K., (B.K. = Before Kids), I was new to the …