Speaking for myself at 32, having started with Orthodoxy at 19, it is taking a very long time to go from interesting pre-Judaism person, to learning the system and trying to re-find myself, and become interesting again in a way that makes sense. I can only imagine that many of those people who grow up in the System and are destined to emerge as individuals, take a long time to even out as well. You never feel young, but 21 is still early in this game. Keep to your ideals, even if your surroundings take time to catch up.
Australian police arrest 5 over shooting 'linked to terrorism' (Reuters)
from the article: An Orthodox woman waits for Mr. Write