Lost in transition between childhood and adulthood, adolescence is undoubtedly a daunting phase to be in one’s life. The adolescents I meet are strong and inspiring despite living in the midst of humanitarian crises, witnessing humanity’s worst cruelties on a daily basis. They vacillate between showing wisdom and perception that is way beyond their age but can just as easily slip into a wide-eyed curiosity about pop culture and romantic love! They determinedly do not want to be called children. They are right. How can they be labeled as children when their lives are bursting with adult-like responsibilities and decisions?