“ There’s this little lie we tell ourselves: that looks don’t matter. But what happens when the way you look forces you to confront that every day? Even if you can get past it, what about the rest of us?”
Here are my complete thoughts. Those who attended this weekend's Miss Virginia USA pageant may have seen a farewell letter. That letter was edited to protect the guilty, as I was told my original letter would not be printed. Here is the original letter. I am grateful for my year, but also strive to provide an honest reflection.