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Gabrielle Union Reveals Struggles To Accept Her ‘Brown Skin’ In Ebony

The beautiful Gabrielle Union is opening up in the October issue of Ebony Magazine about coming to terms with being the darker complexion person in her family. It’s hard to believe the actress with a long resume, beautiful smile and an envious figure ever suffered from self-esteem issues.

The 40-year-old confessed that when she was younger, she wasn’t in love with her darker skin complexion, but as she writes some encouraging words to her younger self it’s clear to see that all that has changed.

“Your deep Mahogany skin may not resemble that of the others in your family, but it’s just as gorgeous and you’re just as worthy,” the stunning “Think Like a Man” actress wrote. “One day you’ll appreciate how much your brown skin shines in the moonlight, glistens in the sun, and ages ever so slowly.”

As a woman who seems to have finally conquered her personal battles with low self-esteem she even had some words of wisdom for other women who haven’t quite overcome their own self-esteem issues.

“Don’t let that pesky low self-esteem creep in and fool you into believing that you don’t have value… don’t allow it to crush your will or dampen your spirit.”

Read the full story here.

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