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Restoring My Faith in Humanity

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I got this idea directly from Shannon Carter whose board inspired me to start my own. The name and concept is hers--and my first pins on this board come from her. I hope to collect many more of my own. Open to suggestions--send them my way! It's time for some good news for a change!
“In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress. I’m never going to starve myself for a part. I keep waiting for that one role to come along that scares me enough into dieting, and it just can’t happen. I’m invincible. I don’t want little girls to be like, ‘Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I’m going to skip dinner.’ That’s something that I was really conscious of during training. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong, not thin and underfed.” i love jennifer lawrence

“In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress. I’m never going to starve myself for a part. I keep waiting for that one role to come along that scares me enough into dieting, and it just can’t happen. I’m invincible. I don’t want little girls to be like, ‘Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I’m going to skip dinner.’ That’s something that I was really conscious of during training. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong, not thin and underfed.” i love jennifer lawrence

An anthropologist put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the children of an African tribe that whoever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run, they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that when one could have had all the fruits for himself they said, "Ubuntu, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?" Ubuntu in the Xhosa culture means "I am because we…

An anthropologist put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the children of an African tribe that whoever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run, they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that when one could have had all the fruits for himself they said, "Ubuntu, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?" Ubuntu in the Xhosa culture means "I am because we…

14-year-old, Julia Bluhm, has defeated Seventeen Magazine. 80,000 people signed Julia's online petition asking Seventeen to run unaltered photos of real girls and real beauty, not photoshopped ones.  In Seventeen's August issue, the magazine's Editor in Chief announced that the magazine vows not to use Photoshop to alter the face shape and body sizes of its teen models, and that it will feature a diversity of models with different body shapes, races, and hair textures. Go, Julia!!

14-year-old, Julia Bluhm, has defeated Seventeen Magazine. 80,000 people signed Julia's online petition asking Seventeen to run unaltered photos of real girls and real beauty, not photoshopped ones. In Seventeen's August issue, the magazine's Editor in Chief announced that the magazine vows not to use Photoshop to alter the face shape and body sizes of its teen models, and that it will feature a diversity of models with different body shapes, races, and hair textures. Go, Julia!!