How Did Violent Birthday Bumps Become a Celebratory Tradition?

Violent birthday customs were meant to bring good luck; now they just feel violent.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jun 25, 2019
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.