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Trailblazers: "I use my scars and pain to help others" - BBC News - Buxrs.com
Published: 8 months ago By: BBC News

By: BBC NewsPublished: 8 months ago

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Svetlana Alekseeva used to be called names like "Freddy Krueger" and "Frankenstein" because of the burns that covered her body.

She grew up in a remote Russian town with an alcoholic mother. One day her mum was out drinking and Sveta got caught in a fire that burned nearly half her body.
When she turned 18, she chose the nickname "Charcoal" and moved to Moscow. She now has an Instagram account - https://www.instagram.com/o2her/ - where she posts photos of her scars to help others feel positive about their bodies.

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The BBC 100 Women season spotlights the trailblazing women who have turned their feelings of anger and indignation into a moment of action.

In the series, Trailblazers, 100 Women hears from women as they reflect on the moment they decided to stand up - and the change they inspired.

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