From living at a women’s shelter with her mother, to becoming her younger brother’s second mom, the 25-year old faced difficulties from an early age. Sanchez says her advice to her younger self would be to worry less about what people think about her. Lee Graham reflect on what beauty means to them, talk about their upbringings, insecurities, and struggles of self-worth.
They’re the most beautiful women in the world: Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA. But behind the pretty veils of flawless makeup, perfectly done tresses, and those million dollar smiles, they have struggled to accept themselves, as many women do.
“People think that because we’re on TV we’re perfect, we’re flawless,” says Nia Sanchez, Miss USA, to Mashable.”Everyone wants to put out that front that everything’s perfect and everything’s perfectly fine. But that’s not real life.”
Sanchez, who moved around the U.S. in her early years because of her parents’ divorce, reveals to Mashable the adversity she’s overcome. From living at a women’s shelter with her mother, to becoming her younger brother’s second mom, the 25-year old faced difficulties from an early age. “It made me grow up really quickly,” she says now, poised and confident beyond her years. Read more.