One of the bravest things you can do is just to be yourself.
But it's challenging, and you have to work at it because everything you see and hear and read makes you want to conform to someone else's idea of pretty or normal or cool. I make pushing personal boundaries a part of my routine; facing my insecurities helps me get closer to who I really am, without the baggage of fear or shame.
Aylyn Pimentel, a 23-year-old college student, is doing the same thing. She's wearing a crop-top for the first time — on the internet.