These 'Real Body' Heroes Will Change the Way You See Yourself
Though being born with a large facial birthmark might make some insecure, Naud, a dancer, has embraced her unique beauty. "It's been such a positive thing in my life," she says. "It helps me be more memorable."
"My journey hasn't been easy, but it's worth it," the Tennessee teen, who's lost 206 lbs. (and counting) writes in her PEOPLE blog. Down nearly half her size from the 414 lbs. she hit in high school, Kailtyn is sharing her story on social media as she undergoes three skin-removal surgeries.
Hollis, a blogger and mother of three, watched the world react to a beachside bikini shot that proudly displayed her stretch marks. Thousands of comments and likes later, she says, "I'm amazed that it touched such a nerve."