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      @Yvonne DiVita tells her story of how a random remark from a stranger influenced her young self esteem. "And so began my odyssey with beauty."

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      Gf author @Yvonne DiVita explores the New Face of Beauty in a thought provoking post - Beauty Is A Beauty Does

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