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Vanessa Williams's Insecurities
Oprah calls her one of the prettiest women she knows, but actress and singer Vanessa Williams says she suffered from insecurities growing up.

"I grew up in a predominantly white neighborhood—I knew I was always different," Vanessa says. "I had a booty, full lips. My mother would say, 'Stop poking out your lips.' I'd say, 'I'm not poking them out—these are my lips!' I knew my hair was different because it was kinky."
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Published on April 24, 2006

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