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WATCH: Motivational Speaker's Inspiring Words For Building Self-Confidence

"It took me many years to be able to say 'I'm confident in myself. I like who I am.'"

Motivational speaker and author Lizzie Velasquez was just 17 years old when she found an online video of herself titled, "THE WORLD'S UGLIEST WOMAN." It's a moment she will never forget, she said. But instead of letting the hateful messages bring her down, she used it as a tool "to tell yourself you're not going to listen to that." 

In the video above, watch Velasquez explained three things you need to build self-confidence and how she's using public speaking as a way to inspire others. 

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