Her name is Jessica. When she was 11 she was told she wasn't pretty, smart, or cool. People judged her because of what her mom did. What hurt her the most was when someone told her that the only reason she didn't have friends, was because she wasn't pretty. She tried to ignore it, but she couldn't. The next day when she walked into school, everyone started to laugh. One of her favorite teachers invited Jessica to go sit in her classroom, and asked why everyone was laughing. After Jessica explained, the teacher replied "You are who you want to be, not who or what they say you are."
When Jessica got home she told her step-mom what had happened, and her step-mom responded with a story. When she was 16 years old she was very shy, and never spoke up to the person bullying her. One day in the hallway acid was thrown on her, leaving scars and burn marks.
After hearing her step-mom's story, Jessica decided to speak up, and voice how she feels. The next day she walked into school to face students laughing at her, but this time she held her head up high, and refused to feel ashamed.