Shelly felt very uncomfortable during that time but then she remembered that covering up for someone else meant she was giving in to their judgemental thoughts. "I held my head high and stuck my belly out and wore that bikini with pride."
Bella started this project after one of her classmates told her that his family could not afford a birthday for him. “Not all people have as much as I do. I want to share a little bit of my birthday with them,” said Bella.