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"I've been growing stretch marks since I was 12. At first, I hated them! But, I have learned to love and appreciate them." — @kaci.lynn
"23-year-old mother of a beautiful baby girl. I was extremely self-conscious about my body until this year. I was in an abusive relationship growing into my adult life and was constantly put down. I didn't realize how beautiful I really was/am... I still work on my fitness goals day-to-day, but my stretch marks will always remain. Embrace your stripes!!” — Anonymous
"I developed late and fast. I went from being made fun of for being flat my freshman year of high school to a DD as a senior... [My stretch marks] have faded and I have learned how to find and fit bras for myself; it is still a struggle at times, but I do not think about them anymore when I dress." — Anonymous
"I've been struggling with my stretch marks since I gave birth back in December. I always try to hide them whenever I'm at the beach or the pool. But, after reading a lot of stories, I feel like I can now be comfortable with my after-birth stretch marks." — Anonymous