The uplifting tale of self-transformation, perhaps best exemplified by the well-known fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling,” is enjoyed by all. We are all aware of the conclusion: All of the other ducklings on the pond learn to admire and enviously awe the magnificent swan that emerges from a rejected and abandoned duckling.

It is a lot more than just a fairy tale because, like the majority of fairy tales, it teaches important life lessons. We can bring out the beautiful swans that are hidden within us, despite how unlikely it may appear if we put in enough effort and dedication.