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Identity Across Childhood and Adolescence

A person may alter or reinvent his or her identity many times between childhood and adulthood. Factors like gender, ethnicity, religious background, interests, talents, and hobbies all play a part in a child's emerging concept of self. Read on for more on the importance of identity, how to help girls build a positive self image, and how to plant the seeds for adult happiness.

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