my fashion diary.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Aspire To Inspire: The Overcomer (Nigeria)

People told me that I was ugly. They told me I was worthless. I hated smiling.  I didn't think I would ever be happy. For years I would cut myself. I still have the scars. I was depressed. I really believed I was a nobody.

 About 2 yrs ago, I stopped cutting when I saw my little brother do it. That was my breaking point. It brought tears to my eyes. Then he said "Now you see how I feel."  I will never cut again.

Now, I am getting to know myself. I am 16. My name is Nigeria. I think I am beautiful. I wore a dress today. My friend straightened my hair. Ms.Brittnie took my pictures. I feel like a model too. I feel very pretty. I didn't even cover my arms.

Maybe one day I can become a model or a photographer. Maybe a social worker. I think I can do it. I want to make things beautiful again.


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