Lymphedema warrior embraces her pear shape

A bold lymphedema sufferer is embracing her jiggle after years of being ashamed of her condition.

Cara Cruz, 36, from New Brighton, Pennsylvania, developed lipoedema and lymphedema as a teenager and the growing problem had a devastating impact on her confidence. But after starting an Instagram on a dare from her boyfriend, Cara burst out of her shell and into the body positive community and now she is determined to flaunt her curves.

Through her 25,000 Instagram following and meet ups with Yinz's Bopo group, the curvaceous beauty hopes to inspire more people to start their own journey to self love.

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