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Meet The Male Model Who Is Working To Help People Learn To Love Their Skin

"Beauty is you and what you make from your confidence in your own perfectly imperfect body."

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This is fierce AF model Shaun Ross. You might recognize him from the runway, the covers of multiple magazines, or from his appearance in the TV show The Man in the High Castle.


Ross started the movement after he received a photo from a woman whose daughter was also albino. "I thought it was the most beautiful thing ever," he told BuzzFeed.

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"Everyone, no matter how successful or sexy, has had a moment where they have felt ugly. There are so many people in the LGBTQ community that feel ugly because of not being accepted by their family or their peers. This movement is to let them know that there are people out there just like you and you are as beautifully powerful as anyone else."

To promote the campaign, Ross made a new video, featuring fans of the campaign sharing what #InMySkinIWin means to them. For Ross, it's super personal.

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"When I started modeling, the fashion community wasn't thinking outside of the box; they were very judgmental," he told BuzzFeed. "I used to get to discouraged because I looked different and wasn't accepted, but realized that I had to push through. I had to make a change. It had to start with me."

You can watch the whole video here:

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