bright, sparkling

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“I had a customer come in, a fairly typical, suburban mom. She saw my nails and said, ‘Wow, you’re so brave! My son asked me about painting his nails, and if it’s okay for boys to do that. Now I’ll tell him there’s a cool guy who does it too!’

Then, later, she came in again, and said, ‘Hey, I’m so glad you’re here! I want you to meet someone!’ She then brings her son forward, and says, ‘Okay sweetie, show him what you did!’ And he throws his hands up, showing off his bright, sparkling blue nails. He shows them off, and I show mine off to him. He smiles. We fist bump.”

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Posted by on June 3rd, 2013 at 10:00 am

Category: faces 5 comments »

5 Responses to “bright, sparkling”

  1. Rusty

    Aw! That’s why representation is so important!


  2. Ryan



  3. Steph

    Thats amazing. Great story. Kids just “get it” sometimes so much better than their adult counterparts. This time they both got it. Thanks for your positive story.


  4. Anonymous

    i love this little anecdote!


  5. Me

    That’s awesome and may have made a massive impact in that child’s life.

    Thank you for being yourself and by doing so, giving others the strength to do the same.

    This is truly touching.


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