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Fashion show promotes self-esteem

With both of her parents unemployed, Nicole Bertholf's childhood was marked by poverty. “We had no money; we were living in the projects,” she said. “I went to school with holes in my clothes, and sometimes wore the same clothes two or three days in a row.”The school she attended in Florida also housed the wealthier children.“They knew by my clothes, I was poor,” she said. “I got bullied a lot. That was really hard for me.”But things started to change, she recalled, when a charity organization gave her mother an outfit to wear to a job interview, where she …

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