The first woman to model with a C-section scar in SI Swimsuit speaks out.

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After inspiring women everywhere to embrace the power of their scars by becoming the first woman to showcase her own C-section scar in SI Swimsuit’s 2022 issue, 

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Kelly Hughes reveals that while most people were supportive, some responded negatively.

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In an interview with Fox News, Hughes was asked, “Some critics have said, ‘SI Swimsuit is a magazine of women in bikinis.

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Do we really need to see this?’ What would you tell those people?” She responds in good spirits, saying, “It’s interesting, I was shocked that about 99% of people that reached out to me have been supportive.

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Even the press I received after my photo went viral was supportive. Sure, sometimes people like to make their comments – it is Instagram – 

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but I’ve gotten an overwhelming number of positive comments from both men and women. Of course, you still get comments like "who cares?"

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or "she’s half-naked" or "we don’t want to see this" – all those comments are generic. 

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And the truth is, there will always be people out there who want to dim your light.”

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The 2022 SI Swimsuit model has been shining that light and sharing it with others.

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