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    Black Sheep

    Most people recognize them by the way they do things – or rather, don’t do things. They don’t conform. They march to their own drum beat. They attempt what has been declared to be impossible. They are the black sheep. When I was growing up, the term ‘black sheep’ was considered derogatory. It meant that you didn’t fit in with society. You were too different to be included. You were the square peg when all that was required of you was to fit in a circular hole. In some instances, you were the ugly duckling of the group. But as I’ve grown, I’ve come to take the term ‘black sheep’…