Providence, RI – It may sound like a clich , but it's no doubt true that nearly all adolescents struggle to sort out who they are, where they're headed in life, and how they want to be seen by others. This winding path is easier for some to navigate than for others. Anna Bigney shares her wise insights about who she is at this tender life stage. Anna Bigney is an eighth grader at the Wheeler School in Providence. Her favorite activities include swimming, basketball, reading, and hanging out with my friends.