I think overall it would be a curse. Of course, intitially it would be extremely fun and exciting, but eventually you'd end up completely isolated from the rest of the population. None of your friends would ever be able to be remotely relatable and society would do some crazy things to you, and that's if you even decide to tell everyone or just keep it a secret your whole life. Obviously, superheroes keep secret identities all the time, but the actual affects of having to keep a huge secret your entire life would play havoc on you emotionally.
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