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 What will you do to celebrate your 18th lap around the sun?
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What will you do to celebrate your 18th lap around the sun? Photo Credit: Chloe Paman/Achona Online

18 Things You Can Do When You Turn 18

While turning 18 might bring some responsibilities and new challenges, it also means that you can now do some exciting things that were previously off limits. Here are the 18 things you are able to finally do after turning 18.

  1. Be able to attend 18+ Music Festivals!
There are music festivals all around the world that are theme-based and have a variety of artists. Photo Credit:

2. Protect your country and enlist in the army.

Enlisting in the army: patriotism, defending our nation, and a sense of duty. Photo Credit:

3. You can start working Full-Time.

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4. Take part in the enlightening experience of Jury Duty.

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5. Sign a lease on an apartment.

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6. You can change your name.

Surprisingly, most people need to make a legal name change because of a misspelling. Photo Credit:

7. Adopt a child.

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8. Donate your body to science.

Bill Nye the Science Guy. Photo Credit:

9. You can go to adult jail.

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10. You can finally cast your vote in political elections.  Senior, Kendall Perez, mentions, “I did vote. It was cool and at the end they sang me happy birthday because it had been my birthday a few days before and it made me feel happy!”

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11. You can legally become a minister.

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12. Finally take that leap of faith and go Bungee Jumping.

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13. Buy a Crossbow

Just make sure you get the correct instructions when handling a crossbow. Photo Credit:

14. Try your luck and buy a lottery ticket.

If you were to buy one lottery ticket each week in such a scenario, you could expect to win once every 269,000 years. Photo Credit:

15. Sue someone who has done you wrong. 

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16. Enjoy your night and buy fireworks.

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17. Buy spray paint.

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18. Travel all around the world, book a cruise or travel on your own in an airplane.

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