One of the best things to come out of the whole social media movement is the idea that certain actions and behavior are no longer acceptable. Intolerance, bigotry, and bullying have now become wholly unacceptable. Oh sure, they still occur, but they are instantly called out and critiqued. Repercussions can and often happen, with those not hiding behind anonymity risking their job, their family life, and perhaps most importantly, their online reputation.
She Was Born Different
Twenty years ago, none of this helped poor Evita Patcey Edgar Delmundo. Living in Malaysia, she was called “monster” and “chocolate chip cookie.” Why? Because she was born with a body covered in hairy moles and birthmarks…and we do mean covered. They are everywhere on her body, from head to toe. Kids can be cruel, we all know that, and Evita suffered a great deal of nastiness in school. It wasn’t until she was 16 that she decided to make a change.
And Suffered Horribly Bullying As A Child
She started communicating her feelings to others, and in return, she also began to accept her condition. Now, four years later, she’s made great strides toward acceptance and doesn’t cotton to those who would mock her or try to undermine her confidence.
Now She’s Doing Something For Herself, And Her Self Esteem