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She Was Tired Of Feeling Ashamed Of Her Body, So She Got Undressed And Went Outside

Because loving yourself shouldn't be a hard thing to do.

She Was Tired Of Feeling Ashamed Of Her Body, So She Got Undressed And Went Outside

That's the all-too-common thought that Kat Lazo wants to challenge.


So many of us spend crazy amounts of time in front of mirrors...

...wishing we looked more like the unrealistic, no, unreal images of beauty foisted upon us by product advertisers.

Some become so convinced that they're not pretty enough, skinny enough, or lovable enough that they're not just saying, "I hate my body" — they actually believe it.

Advertisements that promote a processed ideal of beauty can be harmful to people's mental and emotional well being.

Almost 70% of girls in 5th to 12th grades say that magazine images affect their idea of a "perfect" body type. And teens who perceive themselves at the extreme ends of a weight spectrum — whether they really are or not — are more likely to consider or even attempt suicide.

But at the end of the day, the advertisers' core concern is to generate profit.

And to that end, they'll shamelessly bash us over the heads with all sorts of ridiculous shit.

Kat wants more people to start embracing their unique (and Photoshop-free) beauty.

So she took to the street, armed with nothing but sunglasses and her natural beauty...

...to spread a simple message:

And she had a friend there to record the whole thing for your self-loving entertainment:

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A lot of people here are like family to me," Michelle says about Bread for the City — a community nonprofit located in Washington DC that provides local residents with food, clothing, health care, social advocacy, and legal services. And since the pandemic began, the need to support organizations like Bread for the City is greater than ever, which is why Amazon is Delivering Smiles to local charities across the country this holiday season.

Watch the full story:

Amazon is giving back by fulfilling hundreds of AmazonSmile Charity Lists, and donating essential pantry and food items to help organizations like Bread for the City provide to those disproportionately impacted this year.

Visit AmazonSmile Charity Lists to donate directly to a local charity in your community, or simply shop smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price of eligible products to your charity of choice.
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