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She paints herself stupid, fat and ugly on the body. The message: great


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Body Shaming Campaign

When children are bullied, stomach aches, insomnia and a lack of self-esteem are the consequences. So also with Genny Zuniga. Although she is no longer a child, she has been struggling with insults and insults for years. In an impressive video, the young woman shows that it is up to everyone to escape the pull of negative emotions.

Granted - we were a bit confused at the beginning of the video. Why does a young woman paint words like "fat", "ugly" and "stupid" on her body? Because she feels that way? Or because others see you like that? Both - as it turns out in the next few seconds. "I do not think people know how easy it is to become a person who seems worthless to others, " she says in the video.

What she wants to express in her video, already inspires more than 1.9 million people. It's up to you if you take insults or just wipe them away. It's up to you if you feel bad or happy. "I've decided to go along with these insults, " she says. And it is she herself who can wipe away these insults with values ​​such as love, hope and support.

Speaking in pictures, this means that Genny simply wipes off the insults and wallows in a bath full of support, hope and love. To feel beautiful, important and loved. "Now I see myself as I really am - beautiful, important, loved."

Beautiful, Loved, and Important !!!

This is the most powerful video I've ever seen about body image !!!! " with all of you, please let me know what you think! " - Genny ZunigaGenny, as a high school student you have the strength and courage way beyond your years! We are so glad you are a part of our community !! You are our #Upstander of the week !!!! Thank you for being so very brave !!!! You are an inspiration, and you are 1000% #beautiful, #loved and #important !!! # stopbullying

Posted by The BULLY Project on Thursday, September 17, 2015
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