photos by- Mallory Fraughton, Design by- Yellow Bungalow Shop
I couldn't be more excited about this weeks shirt, representing our student Itzel. A portion of proceeds from each shirt will help pay for her college. Itzel has been working for us for almost two years, and will be playing soccer at a community college this semester. She chose this quote that represents her life, and here's what she has to say:
(purchase her shirt here)
I used to be afraid to express my true self.
I felt that I had to be what society wanted to see, but by showing my true self I learned that my uniqueness is admired by many.
I do my own thing, have my own style, etc. I used to think that I had to be focused on the new styles and such. I thought I had to copy the magazines, celebrities, etc. in order to fit in.
I prefer to stand out than fit in because that's what we were all born to do in the first place.
I follow my own path.
We all have to be confident in being different and not worry about what others think of us.
I'm and 18 year old and will start my first semester of college this fall. I've faced many struggles in the past that have taught me to be prepared for anything.
My brother's accident helped me realize that it's okay to be different (because of all the scars and imperfections left on his body). He gets stares and such, but he still lives his life as a normal teen.
Be You Bravely.