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21 Reasons Why Being A Redhead Is Awesome

We're a fiery gift to the world, basically.

1. Only 2% of the world's population has red hair. So you're a majestic unicorn, basically.

2. You're huge in the wizarding world.

3. Oh, and we also have the best Disney Princess.

4. You'll never get lost in a crowd, because your hair is like a mighty red beacon of hope.

5. If you dye your hair, red is the hardest shade to maintain, which means no one can REALLY ever fake your color.

6. You don't have to worry about being unique, because your hair does all that work for you.

7. If you get angry, you can always use your "fiery temper" as an excuse.

8. Red hair is a recessive gene, so if you have a redhead child, it means you've won the damn genetic lottery.

9. And if you're dating a redhead, just know that you are one lucky SOB.

10. Redheads are natural muses, and we're used in famous works of art A LOT.

In 2010, Roy Lichtenstein's “Ohhh…Alright…” painting of a redhead sold for $42.6 million.

11. Queen Elizabeth I was a redhead, and she was a badass.

12. Mark Twain, also a ginger, compared us to the best animals ever:

13. As a redhead, you develop an awesome sense of humor, because you grow up being teased.

14. Like, we're the funniest. See what I mean?

15. We have the hotter prince.

16. Every year, there's an entire day dedicated to celebrating red hair in the Netherlands.

17. Red hair comes in so many different shades, and yet each one is vibrant. How is this possible? Magic, most likely.

18. In medieval times, Romanians believed that redheads were vampires, which is pretty sexy.

19. Red hair doesn't gray as much as other hair colors. That's right, we're winners!

20. When you see other redheads, you immediately feel an unmistakable solidarity with them.

21. In conclusion: Being a redhead means you're super unique, and being different is definitely something to be proud of.

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