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She knows what it’s like not to fit in and to be stared at. This 33-year-old, known only as Chezza, was born with con­gen­i­tal nevi – pig­mented birth­marks of var­i­ous shapes and sizes spread across her body. It’s taken years but she’s fi­nally learnt to ac­cept what she now re­fers to as her “beauty spots”. “For most of my life I was self-con­scious and em­bar­rassed about my skin,” she wrote on In­sta­gram. She writes that four months ago she made peace with her looks and found a way to em­brace her unique­ness. Pre­vi­ously bar­ing her bod in pub­lic would have been a real no-no, but now she views her moles as badges of hon­our. “This is the hap­pi­est I’ve been,” she adds. “Yes, I have birth­marks of all dif­fer­ent shapes and sizes and I love ev­ery sin­gle one.”

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