What does it mean to be beautiful?

There is the beauty that isn’t earned. The pretty face, the symmetrical features, the perfect hip-to-waist ratio. Long limbs, elegant wrists, shapely eyes. Silky hair that flows the way it should, straight knees, ears that don’t look like barn doors. Some people are naturally born pretty, others not so much. It’s all terribly unfair, and there’s not much anyone can do about that. Plastic surgery can correct crooked noses or saggy bottoms, but it can’t make your short legs longer no matter how much money you spend on it.

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