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Sosoliso survivor Kechi Okwuchi shows off her scars as a way to motivate her fans

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Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi, is no doubt an inspiration to many seeing as she appears to be strong and brave despite her ordeal.


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Kechi’s story serves as an inspiration to a large number of people who take to following her on social media. Well, it seems the internet has made the young lady feel like she is giving people a false sense of her reality.

In a new post shared on her Instagram page, the America’s Got Talent finalist shared photos of herself wearing a one-piece swimsuit as she boldly showed off her scars.

Kechi explained in her caption that the photos show her without makeup, filters, wigs or nice clothes.

She wrote: “So this is me as I am- no filters, no wig, no flattering angles, just Kechi in all her battle scars and glory lol… If you’ve followed me from the start you know that I’ve always tried to make it a point to share both the glam and not-so-glam parts of my life on social media, because I don’t want project a false idea of my reality on any platform.”


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Explaining further, Kechi added that her large following on social media has kind of pushed her to present herself in a perfect light and she does not like it. The lady added that she took up a challenge to present herself as she is to remind people that it’s okay to be imperfect.

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#AsSheIsChallenge #AsSheIs • • So this is me as I am- no filters, no wig, no flattering angles, just Kechi in all her battle scars and glory lol… If you’ve followed me from the start you know that I’ve always tried to make it a point to share both the glam and not-so-glam parts of my life on social media, because I don’t want project a false idea of my reality on any platform. But the truth is, as more and more people follow me, I have started to feel the pressure to always appear perfect and put together online. I can’t explain it, it’s just something that unconsciously happened as I got more and more followers, and I don’t like it. So I love that @angelicahale tagged me in this challenge. It made me remember why it’s so important to me to always be authentic on all platforms in my life: to remind girls, women and people in general that it is OKAY to not be perfect all the time. Yes, I want to be part of the movement of people that normalize being normal, in real life and online. So this is Kechi #AsSheIs and I wanna tag my bestie @womiye and 1 of my all-time fav artists @yemialade to join me in bringing perspective back to instagram❤️❤️

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