The Awkward Years Project highlights the time in our lives when we felt the most awkward. Some of us had crazy hair, glasses, and/or braces. Some fell victim to the fashion trends of the decade. And some of us struggled even deeper than others realize. This project is a before-and-after transition showing how far the subjects have come and who they turned out to be. We may have been awkward, or felt out of place back then, but read how we came out of it. This project is meant to be light-hearted, but have a meaningful message behind it: Sometimes it's hard to see past what we're currently going through. We are great people in the making. This project is about how life gets so much better. (Merilee Allred)
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