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Beauty is Not How Skinny You Can Be.

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Not sure if it’s because of my history, my emotional state or the fact that I’m the biggest sap in the world but this video that MamaV posted on WeAreTheRealDeal got to me. I had a tear. Understatement… I was bawling at my desk…



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    Nia

    October 7, 2009

    I am a sap right up there with ya :) I posted the video on my blog too!

    Aime

    October 7, 2009

    Very powerful message.

    Cynthia (It All Changes)

    October 7, 2009

    That is great and really hit home with how I’ve be thinking lately. That little girl is adorable!

    Marisa (Trim The Fat)

    October 7, 2009

    OMG, I LOVED that video! An excellent message! I am showing it to my girls when they get home from school!

    I LOVE this video. Thank you so much for posting it. I’m going to post it on my blog tomorrow-it’s so inspirational.

    Krista S.

    October 7, 2009

    Well that was a tear-jerker first thing this morning! Very powerful message. Thank you for passing it along.

    Cinemarie

    October 7, 2009

    This is a video from my good friend Mugglesam. Please go visit her channel on Youtube!!! www.mugglesam.com. She is a wonderful storyteller and has lots of videos with a nice message, see ‘be kind’ and others… Her daughters Sophia and Bella are so smart and they have huge hearts…

    Nina

    October 8, 2009

    Love the video because this was just what I needed right now. But the tears only started coming with the last sentence “not someone else’s”, before it was rather a smile-jerker because this little girl is so adorable and positive, and she makes it simple again by wrapping all the adult complicated thoughts we have in that simple message.

    THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN!

    Amy

    October 8, 2009

    Hi Roni!
    I’m so glad I stopped by your blog today…I teach at an all girls school and I literally put it in my plans to show this short video to my classes… I teach Spanish! It’s so important though!

    Thanks and hope to see you at the RN holiday party again this year! :)

    Melissa (The Daily Mel)

    October 9, 2009

    OMG! *LOVE* this video! Thanks for sharing it. I’ve already tweeted the link and posted it to my Facebook page. :)

    Kirsty

    October 20, 2009

    Bloody Hell! That video really sends a message, thanks for posting it. I must admit I got a bit of a lump in my throat towards the end.
    We all know that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to others and we need to love ourselves for who we are but we just don’t seem to believe it. Then you hear it from a little kid and think, “Yeah, she’s right!”
    Think I’ll be watching that clip a few times over :)