You’d Be Pretty If It Weren’t For Your Face

“Sometimes the briefest moments capture us, force us to take them in, and demand that we live the rest of our lives in reference to them.”  – Lucy Grealy, Author “Autobiography of a Face”

I was 11 years old when my best friend told me, “You’d be pretty if it weren’t for your face.”  How was I supposed to respond to that? “uh, thanks?” In reality, I didn’t know what to say because I thought I was already pretty.

That tiny moment ultimately helped define the person that I am today. Continue reading “You’d Be Pretty If It Weren’t For Your Face”