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My Scars Are Beautiful® is a Nevada 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women, men and children who have been physically and emotionally scarred from traumatic experiences. They help individuals to overcome their trauma through our projects, programs and services rendered with the utmost compassion, understanding and love. Since 2016, they have been providing a variety of services for all scars, inside and out.

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If you are interested in learning more about My Scars Are Beautiful, please visit their website.  You can find additional information about their services, events, and volunteer opportunities.

Michelle Hardy-Rodriguez is the President of My Scars Are Beautiful, a non-profit organization that provides support, resources, and an active community for those who are physically and emotionally scarred by traumatic experiences.  In 2013, Michelle was in a horrific car accident on the highway, which caused severe third-degree burns to her body.  After overcoming multiple surgeries and a long rehabilitation process, she realized how important it was to have support and encouragement along the way.  She founded My Scars Are Beautiful to help people struggling with similar changes to their outward appearance, but she also wanted to help people heal from the internal mental scars that result from traumatic episodes.  Michelle wants people to know that they are not alone, they do not need to be ashamed of what they went through, and that My Scars Are Beautiful is here to help.  She has an Associates of Arts degree in General Studies from the College of Southern Nevada and is a licensed real estate agent who gives a portion of her proceeds to My Scars Are Beautiful.  Michelle has found strength and healing through her love of God, gardening, reading, Tai-Chi, and has achieved a first-degree black belt in Taekwondo.