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Plus-size? More Like My Size by Ashley Graham (Full Transcript)

Ashley Graham

Full text of model and entrepreneur Ashley Graham on Plus-size? More Like My Size at TEDxBerkleeValencia conference.

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TRANSCRIPT: 

You are bold, you are brilliant, and you are beautiful. There is no other woman like you. You are capable.

Back fat, I see you popping over my bra today, but that’s alright. I’m going to choose to love you.

And thick thighs, you are just so sexy, you can’t stop rubbing each other. That’s alright. I’m going to keep you.

And cellulite, I have not forgotten about you. I’m going to choose to love you even though you want to take over my whole bottom half, but you’re a part of me. I love you.

It’s true, honestly. I felt free once I realized I was never going to fit the narrow mold that society wanted me to fit in. I was never going to be perfect enough for an industry that defines perfection from the outside in. And that’s Okay. Rolls, curves, cellulite, all of it. I love every part of me.

My name is Ashley Graham, and I’m a model and body activist.

Over the last 15 years, I’ve come to the conclusion that there is no one perfect body. Because I, like you, possess a wonderfully unique and diverse physique.

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