Can I Finally Sit Down for the National Anthem?

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Can I Finally Sit Down for the National Anthem?

Illustration: Akshita Monga/Arré

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tand up, everybody! Stand up, for the school song!

In my head, Sister Gracias in her stern habit, coke-bottle glasses, and a hairy upper lip commands from high up the auditorium stage and 800 girls with carefully plaited hair and red ribbons stand like pins, terrified even of pulling up loose socks that may be slipping down their spindly calves.

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