different beautiful: libertad

"Morning Coffee" by Libertad Leal

"I'm different because I've finally reached a point in my life in which I am completely comfortable in my own skin. Yes, I want to lose weight, like most everybody else. Yes, I wish I didn't have fat thighs, cellulite or wrinkles. But deep inside I am happy with who I am, inside and out. I like what I see in the mirror every day, imperfect as it is and this realization makes me feel very powerful! I think that makes me different."

~  Libertad

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I've started a Flickr group called "The Beauty of Different," where photographers (amateur and pro alike) are invited to publish self-portraits of themselves, and declare what their beautiful different is.  If you have a Flickr account, I invite you to join and share your beautiful different.  And feel free to add your website, Facebook or Twitter accounts on your submission -- I'd love to give you some link love if I feature you here on the site.