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Hearing that she is ‘too pretty to fight’ only made Heather more determined as a sportswoman.
Elizabeth was told that her curly hair was too wild and that it should be straightened. So she wrote a defiant poem called Hair, which went viral.
Judith has been criticised for dressing too ‘hippy’ for her age. She ignores these comments and continues to express her eccentric true-self in the same way as she did throughout her life.
Marcia’s intelligence has been questioned throughout her life because of her good looks. Today she owns a law firm reiterating that one shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.
Grace was made aware of her larger-than-average nose at the tender age of nine. Cheerleaders and boys taunted her in high school, until music and dance taught her how to own it.
Rain grew up being commonly called mannish, plain and ugly. Today, she is a model who challenges the industry’s perceptions of what it means to be a woman.
After being constantly catcalled on the streets of Philadelphia, Hannah stood her ground and started to photograph the antagonists themselves.
After being made fun of in school for having a tooth gap, and frequently receiving advice on how to “fix her teeth”, Elaine made a video about why she is uniquely beautiful.
From a young age, Jessica was told only skinny girls could be stylish. Today she is a plus-size fashion vlogger with an unapologetic sense of style.
They said Heather was "too pretty to fight", she said, "My face has nothing to do with my boxing." What would you say?
When it comes to your body, love the one you're with
Beauty is an all-ages show
Every body is beautiful
Be your beautiful self