" At the age of 8 I developed Vitiligo, however my innocent naivety prevented me from truly understanding what I had and how it would affect me as I got older. I had a lovely childhood, I wasn't worried about anything and I thought of my Vitiligo as something that would correct itself in time. However as I grew so did my Vitiligo, I had to deal with a lot of scrutiny, bullying and mocking. I was so confused because to me, I was beautiful. Being treated differently lead me down some dark roads, I begun self-harming and developed an eating disorder, I was really depressed and I hated myself, why couldn't I be loved too I thought all the time. I swam in that darkness for a long time and even tried to take my life. Eventually I decided I didn't want to be sad anymore, I needed a change. I grew deeper into my faith and I sought professional help. And here I stand today a stronger more passionate person. I love my skin and I wouldn't change it for anything, because it has shaped me into the fantastic woman I am today. I love my Vitiligo, even though we've had a turbulent relationship. I see it as a partner that will always walk beside me. I am God's walking art. " . . What's your advice? Pls Leave a comment . .Follow me @officialstoryboard to see other true stories . . .#visualstorytelling #visualstory #storytime #inspire #inspired #mystory #yourstory #ourstory #lagos #abuja #africa #africanstory #nytimes #humansofnewyork #vitiligo #beauty #beautifullymade
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What if I told you that healthy soil is the key to many of our #environmental challenges today. Regenerative farming practices that help produce nutritious, organic food, keeps the land bio diverse and symbiotic with nature, nourishes our bodies, all while helping to combat and reverse climate change. A mandatory read. Thank you Josh Tickell and Kiss The Ground. Link in bio to get your copy. I have mine. Let's get the word out... #kisstheground #organicfarming #climatechange
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