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Reclaiming my name: No more ‘Harry’, it’s Angharad from now on

THE ESSAY

 

Angharad Williams has spent her life with a name people struggle to pronounce. Here, she talks about adapting to suit others, giving herself nicknames, and how she’s now decided to reclaim her name for good…


It’s the first question you’re asked when meeting someone new. Just four little words that you hear repeatedly during a lifetime: “What is your name?”

THE ESSAY
 

Angharad Williams has spent her life with a name people struggle to pronounce. Here, she talks about adapting to suit others, giving herself nicknames, and how she's now decided to reclaim her name for good...

It’s the first question you’re asked when meeting someone new. Just four little words that you hear repeatedly during a lifetime: “What is your name?”

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