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Fake It* Til You Make It

Christian Duell

I’ve never liked the saying “fake it til you make it”. I remember in high school our Principal Mr. Fielding told us one day at assembly that we should all make an effort to smile. Whether we were happy or not, he wanted to walk around the school and see everyone smiling. If we couldn’t put on a genuine smile, we should “fake it til we make it”, he said.

I found this a really difficult concept to accept back then...

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