rite of passage

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a ritual performed in some cultures at times when an individual changes status (as from adolescence to adulthood)

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On behalf of the American Experience Foundation, we are proud to inaugurate the DC Rite of Passage field trip," said Elliott L.
I love training stayers and hopefully he can become another Rite Of Passage.
Right now the rite of passage in our house is potty training, which is slightly less emotional than starting school, even if the sight of my two year old in his Octonauts undies does make me awfully proud.
That race is once again the main aim for Rite Of Passage, but Weld has not ruled out a trip to Longchamp for the Prix du Cadran on October 6 provided the ground eases.
Rite Of Passage missed his intended prep run in the recent Saval Beg at Leopardstown and the prospect of fast round today is a major concern to his trainer.
Rite Of Passage finished third behind Fame And Glory in the 2011 renewal of the Saval Beg.
I was interested to hear Dermot Weld say that he thought he had taken Rite Of Passage to the wrong race at Cheltenham and that the Supreme Novices should have been the option.
Rite Of Passage was in action last when third in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
The latter was brave having taken up the running on the turn forhomein the big race, but Rite Of Passage wore him down to score by a neck in course-record time.
The latter was brave having taken up the running on the turn for home, but Rite Of Passage wore him down to score by a neck in a course record time.
The training program uses an entrepreneurial approach to teach potential stylists how to operate their own businesses by going through their own rite of passage as a loctician.
Requiring kids to register would add weight to the idea of voting as a rite of passage to adulthood and as a citizen's duty, rather than merely an option to be exercised at one's own discretion.
The project, which has become a rite of passage for students at Wellwood Middle School in Fayetteville, N.
Young tubeworms in the deep ocean break out with skin infections as a rite of passage to adulthood, according to a new notion of their growth.
I'm living proof of the limitations of researching this important religious rite of passage by asking adults to remember their First Communions.