Once upon a time, there was a young girl with ebony skin. She hated it. She hated it so much that she prayed to God every night, wishing on stars that she’d wake up lighter. She wouldn’t even look into a mirror because she knew her wish didn’t come true.
Feeling hopeless, she decided she would just have to deal with it. The little girl grew up, transforming into a young woman. That young woman was
Luperella. Scratch that; that’s corny. Her name was Lupita.
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