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You’re beautiful – it’s true.

Posted in Life & Love, Relationships, and Things We Love

Shea Glover is an 18-year-old student at a performing arts high school in Chicago. She created an independent art project around the idea of beauty – asking her fellow students to allow her to take a photo of them. When they wondered why – she simply replied: “Because I am photographing things that I think are beautiful.”


The project became a social experiment halfway through. Which was not the original purpose “I want to clarify that my intentions were not to get a reaction out of people. I was simply filming beauty and this is the result.”

All of it, all of them, every face, every reaction reflects how unused we are to hearing how others perceive us. I think that being told you are beautiful, for many people, is the same as being told that you are loved. This will be the most splendid thing you see today, I promise.

And once you have watched that, watch this – Jonas Akerlund’s incredible video for Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful.” An all time favourite.

(Dedicated to four of the most beautiful creatures I know: Hannah, Jasper, Emily and Riley Plum.)

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One Comment

  1. silvia

    I love this. Thanks!

    December 18, 2015

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