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If there is one time of life when emotional ups and downs are particularly steep —with roller-coaster highs and lows, risky behaviour, and attention seeking at an all-time high—it's adolescence. It is an exciting, scary, and vulnerable time. Many cultures around the world recognise this liminal and transformative time with initiation rites to mark the passage from childhood to adulthood. Heads are shaved, genitals cut, tests of courage and strength performed, and ceremonies held to mark sexual maturity, reproduction, and changing roles in family and society.
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