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People Told Her To Remove Her Birthmark, But She Chose To Embrace It Instead
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People Told Her To Remove Her Birthmark, But She Chose To Embrace It Instead

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22-year-old professional dancer Cassandra Naud was born with a large birthmark under her left eye. Although she begged for a birthmark removal operation in her youth, she now refuses to get one—saying that she appreciates her unique facial feature, which helps her stand out in her field.

The Alberta, Canada-based professional dancer was teased throughout her youth for the black birthmark on her face, which is also covered in hair (a condition called hypertrichosis). Her parents were afraid to operate on it for fear that it would leave large scars, distorting her pretty face. Read on for her story! And remember never to give up on your dreams because of some skin discoloration or black birthmarks (face or other parts of the body).

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Cassandra Naud (face with a hairy birthmark)

Many have suggested birthmark removal (on face isn’t where you’d want one), but she refuses

In fact, she embraces her stand-out appearance

“My birthmark is a huge part of me. It makes me unique and memorable, which is especially important for the career I’ve chosen”

It hasn’t stopped her from finding love, either!

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She refused plastic surgery when she learned that it may scar her face

“I don’t often face prejudice, but one agent told me to Photoshop my birthmark out of my headshots”

“Wanting to please, I agreed at first, despite feeling shocked they’d asked. But then I changed my mind”

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It wasn’t always easy to be confidentNaud was teased at school

“Their cruel remarks were hard to deal with, and I’d often fight back tears. I felt uglyeven if only for that moment”

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“Times are changing, so don’t worry about looking normal. Don’t let bullies stop you and be proud of your uniqueness”

“Having a birthmark distinguishes meand I don’t feel that it has ever held me back”

“Don’t Worry About Looking Normal!”

Cassandra Naud is an inspiration for many. She didn’t just embrace herself but flew to new heights. In 2022, she starred in a thriller, “Influencer,” and explored her acting talent. Her unique birthmark didn’t stop her but gave her a special identity. And she’s definitely proud of her uniqueness.

Let us know in the comments what you think. Also, share this with your friends who may be gifted with similar birthmarks and spread positivity!

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FAQs

After that inspiring story, let us look at a few questions associated with Cassandra or birthmarks.

How Old is Cassandra Naud?

Cassandra Naud, born on April 16, 1992, is 31 years old.

What Do Angel Kisses Mean?

According to My Med, vascular malformation markings are birthmarks often called “salmon patches” (slightly red or pink). When a salmon patch appears on the face, it’s called an “angel kiss.” This birthmark most often fades with time.

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