It has taken me all of 32 years to figure out that I am the same as everyone else, and yet different.
That we are not so different from one another to escape trials and tribulations in our lives. We all suffer. That we possess unique skills and talents with which to conquer the world. We can all shine.
While it may not be a liberating insight in itself, it is an interesting paradox to consider.
Everybody is a snowflake.