by: Aigul Berkheeva, Moscow, Russia
Be the first to lend a hand to someone who everyone else has turned their backs on.
quote by: Emma K., 10th Grade, Trinity Preparatory School, Winter Park, Florida
I chose the metaphor of the ugly duckling for my work. "The Ugly Duckling" is a story not only about personal transformation, but also about bullying and non-acceptance of the person merely because they are different.