“Over the past few years I’ve done things I would never have had the gumption to do when I was younger, like take a Beyoncé dance class, or use the word “gumption” in an article that other, much-cooler individuals will read. But there’s true beauty in realizing no one is watching to see if you’ll fail, because we’re all too worried about our own failures to look up.”

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