I believe that the culture you come from shapes your personality but doesn't define who you are. Ciao, my name is Benedetta and I come from Rome, Italy. I'm your classic Italian girl: loud, picky eater, loves pasta, uses hand gestures. Yes, stereotypes of my country are mostly accurate, except for the fact that we're always late, that's a major lie. Although these stereotypes may be part of me, they don't are me. It's unfortunately common, and it's a mistake I sometimes make too, to just look at the superficial side of people.