My Name Is Freedom

Saoire O' Brien
4 min readSep 1, 2021

My name is Saoire, an Irish word which translated means freedom. And with a name like that, comes a lot of responsibility!

An empty road into the horizon with empty fields on either side, above a sky with bright shining starts shinning.
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The Indians used to wait to see the personality of their children before naming them, and similarly, I always felt that my name shaped who I am. Freedom is a word to strive for. It carries so much weight, so much history and stories of bravery. Who hasn’t heard of the famous speeches by Martin Luther King, I