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People Told Her To Remove Her Birthmark, But She Chose To Embrace It Instead

Cassandra Naud is a 22-year-old professional dancer living in Alberta, Canada. Cassandra was born with a large birthmark covered in hair (hypertrichotic) under her left eye. When still a child, Cassandra wanted badly to remove it since she felt embarrassed in front of other people but her parents decided to not do it since they were afraid to result a serious scar on her face. She was bullied all the time, but she took her courage and embrace her appearance rather than hiding it.

Cassandra is indeed a very special person that we don’t get often to meet people like her, and not because of her large birthmark on her cheek.

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Rather than hiding what it makes her different about herself, she is now embracing it.

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She even refused when many people suggested to remove it

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“My birthmark is a huge part of me. It makes me unique and memorable, which is especially important for the career I’ve chosen”

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Her special mark didn’t stop her to find her soulmate !

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‘As my birthmark sunk through several layers of skin, plastic surgery was the only option for removal. Doctors gave my parents a choice, warning them there could be scarring or I could be left with a lazy eye,’ she says

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‘I’m so glad my parents chose to leave my birthmark as it’s part of who I am. Having a birthmark distinguishes me – and I don’t feel that it has ever held me back.’

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She is amazing! don’t you agree?

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