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What mythological creature best represents you?

by illuminatrix on February 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I'd absolutely have to go with the Phoenix. I've always identified with the idea of rebirth and the reformation of the self. It's difficult and painful to destroy your own ego enough that you can remake yourself into something better, but it's always worth the effort. I can identify various points in my life when I've risen from the ashes.

This is a great place to start, a Wikipedia list of mythological creatures:


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