ASTA YOUNG, 23

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VI­TAL STATS:

“I am an artist, bar­tender, cos­player and full-time mom to three pugs,” says 4-foot-5 Asta.

LEARN­ING CURVE:

Asta, whose hus­band of two years is 6 feet tall, grew up mostly in China “and every­one there is short, so I didn’t re­al­ize I was a lit­tle per­son un­til I moved to the U.S.!”

UPHILL BAT­TLE:

She ad­mits she strug­gled with self-ac­cep­tance for years. “Deal­ing with dis­re­spect isn’t easy,” she says. “But once you de­cide not to let oth­ers’ opin­ions bring you down, you can over­come any­thing.”

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