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Going upstream.

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How many days are there in a year? Most people would answer 365 days, I would say: it depends. I was born on the 29th of February, a leap day that only occurs once in four years to keep the calendar aligned with the sun’s position.[1] As a child I was very much annoyed by it. I got to ‘really’ celebrate my birthday only once in four years. I disliked being different and thought of what it would be like to have a normal birthday that people wouldn’t forget and then justify by hiding behind the leap-day confusion. To comfort myself…

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