27 years old
Who am I?

Irene, a resident originally from Long Island, New York, recounts her transformative journey marked by personal challenges and resilience. Having relocated to Connecticut during her senior year of high school amidst her parents' prolonged divorce, spanning eight years, Irene navigated a tumultuous period compounded by enduring body image struggles stemming from her towering stature of 5’9". Enduring childhood taunts such as "giraffe" and "sketchy runner" left lasting impressions, propelling her towards a commitment to self-improvement. Presently, Irene dedicates herself to regular gym sessions, fostering a healthier physique and confronting her body image insecurities head-on. She is also high functioning on the spectrum. Her disability is auditory processing disorder and dyslexia. Driven by a pursuit of confidence and self-love, Irene embarks on a journey of personal growth in the upcoming year. Moreover, she aspires to contribute meaningfully to her family's well-being and honor her grandfather, currently battling stage four cancer. In a gesture of solidarity, Irene seeks to join a show, potentially providing support to her family and eliciting pride from her ailing grandfather, who is slated for surgery at Sloan to combat lung tumors. Irene now works for a company currently called Abilis. She is a life coach for a person with a disability in a group setting. Irene wants to show others that different is beautiful. Irene is currently in her masters for clinical psychology with a concentration and clinical mental health counseling and graduated with a bachelors in psychology.

What do I think about A New Kind of Beautiful TV series Presented by The Fashion Hero TV series?

I personally think it’s amazing how the showing encourages self-love, and how strong the bond is between each contestant. I could honestly tell that it’s a judgment free show, and that they truly believe that different is beautiful. The show is very compatible with what’s in my heart. My heart feels that people should all be treated equally and that everybody is beautiful just the way they are.

Why would I be a great role model for this generation and inspire people as the new face of A New Kind Of Beautiful TV series Presented by The Fashion Hero?

Irene envisions herself as a beacon of inspiration for the current generation, poised to serve as a transformative figure in the forthcoming installment of the "New Kind of Beautiful" TV series. Her narrative, punctuated by the challenges of navigating a learning disability and weathering emotional turmoil, epitomizes resilience and personal growth. Through steadfast determination, Irene has surmounted these adversities, emerging as a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Her unwavering commitment to self-improvement underscores a profound belief in the limitless potential for personal evolution. Irene's journey serves as a compelling testament to the enduring power of self-love and confidence-building. As she embarks on the prospect of joining the show, Irene aims to inspire others to embrace their own journeys of self-discovery and empowerment.

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