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We’ll admit it: it isn’t always easy to live your truth. Being your most authentic self is hard for many of us, and sometimes we just need a boost that says that who we are authentically is just fine. And today, model and activist Ebonee Davis just reminded us of the real reason that we love her so much: because of her honesty. She shared an incredible letter on Instagram this morning about how to cherish your authentic self, and it’s truly a work of art. It’s just what we needed to hear, and we’re sending her nothing but love.

In the letter, Davis wrote,

When it comes down to it, she explained,

She continued,

Finally, she said,

Just, like, yes. It’s such a breath of fresh air. Ebonee Davis continues to seriously inspire us with her good heart and her drive to be her most authentic self and create a community of caring, loving individuals. We’re taking notes, and truly cheering her on.