Having distinctive facial features can greatly affect one’s life and self-esteem, especially during adolescence. This is exactly what happened to the main character in our story.
Justin Stewart was born with a very unusual nose shape. It appeared almost nonexistent, with his nostrils positioned directly on his skin.
This condition is known as “fronto-nasal dysplasia.” Due to his unique facial features, Justin faced misunderstandings and teasing from his peers.
Classmates would often laugh at him and compare him to Voldemort from the Harry Potter series. Justin felt self-conscious and began to isolate himself, avoiding mirrors and social interactions.
However, his mother, believing in her son’s worth, always supported Justin and referred to his nose as “unique.” Her unwavering love and encouragement helped Justin gradually overcome his shyness and emerge from his depressive state.
When Justin discovered social media, he decided to create his own Instagram account. To his surprise, he received overwhelming support from strangers on the internet who wrote kind and encouraging words.
Unexpectedly, Justin also received a collaboration offer from a renowned modeling agency.
At first, Justin couldn’t believe that this was really happening. He had to learn how to pose, work with photographers, and become comfortable in front of the camera.
This was quite challenging for Justin, who had never liked being photographed before. However, his natural artistic flair, combined with his “unique” nose, led to success.
Today, Justin is a popular model, working with well-known brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Wrangler, and Adidas.