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Kids Give Lesson on Body Confidence

Video asks kids, adults: if you could change one thing about your body

In a new body-confidence ad made by the Jubilee Project and sponsored by iNatureSkinCare, filmmakers gather 50 people in one room and ask them one simple question: "If you could change one thing about your body, what would it be?"

If your mind just flooded with a million and one possible answers to that question, we are right there with you. And apparently, so were the adults in this video, whose answers quickly ran the gamut from a smaller forehead to bigger eyes to magically erasing their pregnancy stretch marks.

"... Only one?" asks one woman, laughing over the myriad of "fixes" she'd love to make to herself.

But while their answers are real, honest and completely in line with the kinds of things we'd all say if someone posed that question to us, they're also a little sad. Are we really that unhappy with ourselves? The viewer is left to ask that of themselves.

And that's when the clip shifts gears.

Instead of asking the same question to another group of adults, the filmmakers usher in kids of all ages, one by one. There, under the bright lights, the camera fixed on them, each child is asked that same question: "If you could change one thing about your body, what would it be?"

The twist? We're not about to ruin it for you—but let's just say their answers mention nothing about hating their crooked nose, big feet or their face full of freckles.

Instead, they are far more confident and self-assured than that.

The video, which was originally posted on October 29, already has well over 1 million YouTube views and hundreds of comments. In its caption, it gets at the heart of its message, stating simply: "Beauty is not about what you don't have, but about being comfortable in your own skin."

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