What I Love About Me: Pretty Patriotic

These fabulous citizens share what it takes to be a true American beauty.

what i love about me emily do
Jennica Johnstone
These fabulous citizens share what it takes to be a true American beauty.
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what i love about me emily do
Jennica Johnstone
American Beauty
Emily Do, 23 Baltimore, MD "I blend influences from my past with today's trends. In Vietnamese culture, long, healthy hair is beautiful, but I like my '60s bob."
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what i love about me jennider kalanges
Jordan Silverman
American Beauty
Jennifer Kalanges, 24 Burlington, VT "Living in a small, Northeastern town, I have always stood out because of my Greek and Irish features."
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what i love about me
Jesse Chehak
American Beauty
Alix McVay, 25 Santa Fe, NM "I love that I'm comfortable enough with myself to not always care how I look."
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what i love about me shelah marie
Stephen Aviano
American Beauty
Shelah Marie, 25 Miami, FL "I shaved off my chemically straightened hair when I was teaching on an army base because I wanted my natural texture back."
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what i love about me cara rosenthal
David McClister
American Beauty
Cara Rosenthal, 28 Louisville, KY "I try to emulate my mother. She's a lawyer and a professor and can leave the house with wet hair and still stop traffic."
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what i love about me kristie henslin
Rebecca Greenfield
American Beauty
Kristie Henslin, 25 Madison, WI "Perseverance. I suffer from hearing loss and am working on my doctorate in audiology so I can help others."
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what I love about me jen craymer
Joao Canziani
American Beauty
Jen Craymer, 26 San Diego, CA "I'm proud to come from a long line of strong women — my grandmother had a pilot's license — and follow in their footsteps."
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what i love about me  tia newton
Jennica Johnstone
American Beauty
Tia Newton, 26 New York, NY "I take my cues from women with timeless style and poise, like Michelle Obama."
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what i love about me leah samaha
Mackenzie Stroh
American Beauty
Leah Samaha, 22 Princeton, NJ "Being Lebanese and Scotch-Irish, I love that my olive skin tone allows me to wear less makeup."
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what i love about me joanna jackson
Amanda Friedman
American Beauty
JoAnna Jackson, 30 Chicago, IL "I have the freedom to look how I want, when I want. I can go from being an ER doctor in scrubs to a girl on the dance floor in a bright dress."
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