Piri Thomas Identity

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In the movie, Every Child is Born a Poet, Piri Thomas incorporated so much crucial information about his life. He allowed us to live his journey-visually, as he explained it to us.There were so many variables, that helped make Thomas into the man we knew in the present-day. He touched on the portion where he was struggling with his identity in terms of race. Identity with race today doesn’t seem to be such a huge issue; however there are many instances in society, when there are people struggling with their identity. These struggles may include, but are not limited to: sexual orientation, gender, religion, etc. I feel like Piri and I are similar in the sense of race. He feels like an outsider due to how dark his skin is in comparison to the
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