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Well, my avatar is the renowned colossal statue of a woman, “Liberty Enlightening the World” commonly known as the Statue of Liberty. I have been born and primarily raised by a single mother in a society where the girl child’s life has been subverted by a chauvinistic African society. The American monument has been an icon of inspiration to me. One facet about the statue that inspires me most is the torch in the hands of the statue of Liberty. It depicts the passionate desire to achieve enlightenment. Also, the shackles on the feet of the statue that symbolize freedom. It best describes my main pursuit in life; fighting for the realization of rights and freedom of the poor girl child in my country. I know it has challenges but at least it is a battle I choose to live and die for.