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photo contest slideshow
Loco coconut trees
The Fisherman
Go as you like
Super Moon
Young Peregrinus at the Beach
Fairytale castles exist in real life
Morning raga
Candidate signs
man at work #1
Medersa Ben Youssef
A stroll along Phewea Lake
Framed pooch.
Praying before a competition
Bush on wheel
Sunrise jogger
Flights of fancy
Monastic Boyhood
Dog day afternoon
stone age
Orchid #1
The sun sets on another day at the Dead Sea
12th Annual Photo Contest

Madelyn Munsell started losing her hair when she was about 18 months old. By the time she was 2, she had been diagnosed with alopecia areata, a condition in which her white blood cells attack her hair cells. She was bullied by classmates in elementary and middle school, and she grappled with self-esteem issues. Munsell reached a low point as a freshman in high school when her dad was on duty in Iraq. But her outlook was changed by a friend’s text message quoting the Bible verse John 16:33: “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” She altered her attitude and gained self-confidence. “Being different is something that makes you very beautiful,” she says. “It takes a special kind of person to realize that.” She was crowned prom queen her junior year in high school. Now a junior in college, Munsell is a music major and a member of an Opera troupe. She eventually wants to become a music producer and win a Grammy Award.

TAGS: Hair, Missouri, Music, Opera, United States

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Date Taken: 02.2014
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PHOTO LOCATION Columbia, Missouri, United States of America