The article by Kathleen Hall, "There is a Time to Act English and a Time to Act Indian: The Politics of Identity among British-Sikh Teenagers," (1995) exposed me to the inherent hardships associated with the complex process of identity formation among the youth of multicultural societies. The children Kathleen Hall wrote about were raised in a social world far removed from their parentís homeland. She explains how these children are pulled between two ways of
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from different social groups. Anne, Rachel, Dina, and Elese were the most vivid examples, but I would argue we all did. For example, I was the only Brooklyn girl with no close friends in our pledge class. Although we all came from different walks of life, we all are now able to proudly identify with the AEPhi emblem on our shirts, and that is just one of the threads that holds us together -- forever.