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  • 50 artists, 50 interpretations of one woman

    Crystal Hodges spent the past four months working with 50 artists from around the world seeing how they would depict her in regard to the port wine stain birthmark on her face. She says the "Embrace You" social experiment allowed her to help others feel comfortable as they are, to see how everyone sees us differently and to understand how everyone is beautiful.

Crystal Hodges spent the past four months working with 50 artists from around the world seeing how they would depict her in regard to the port wine stain birthmark on her face. She says the "Embrace You" social experiment allowed her to help others feel comfortable as they are, to see how everyone sees us differently and to understand how everyone is beautiful. John Walker The Fresno Bee
Crystal Hodges spent the past four months working with 50 artists from around the world seeing how they would depict her in regard to the port wine stain birthmark on her face. She says the "Embrace You" social experiment allowed her to help others feel comfortable as they are, to see how everyone sees us differently and to understand how everyone is beautiful. John Walker The Fresno Bee

Fresno woman with large facial birthmark starts social experiment that leads to ‘Embrace You’

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