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Flawless Reflections

Often when we look in the mirror we only see flaws. So This Free Life surprised 12 people with messages from close friends and family to remind them what makes them flawless. Watch their reactions and keep scrolling to see their stories.

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

MEET OUR FLAWLESS FACES

Dive deeper into their stories, see how they found love and acceptance in themselves and discover why they live tobacco-free.

“My flawless is coming to terms with who I am.” - Jeanna

“Being fat, being gay, whatever, I love it.” - John

“Cigarettes took both my moms.” - Rhapsody

“Proud of the person I’ve become.” - Ashlee

“On the inside I saw someone else.” - Michael

“I don’t want to harm my body again.” - Tiaday

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“My flawless is coming to terms with who I am.”

- Jeanna

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“Being fat, being gay, whatever, I love it.”

- John

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“Cigarettes took both my moms.”

- Rhapsody

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“Proud of the person I’ve become.”

- Ashlee

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People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“On the inside I saw someone else.”

- Michael

If you are having difficulty playing the following video please either use Internet Explorer to access the video or change your YouTube player from Flash to HTML5 and refresh your browser window. The Flash based YouTube player is currently not accessible to screen readers. Click here to visit the YouTube HTML5 page to switch your player if you are having trouble playing this video. YouTube HTML5 page

People using screen readers may not be able to fully view information in this file. The content for this video is: Soft music plays. Words appear on a blue screen. ON SCREEN TEXT: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? A man walks up to a mirror and puts on sunglasses. In grainy security camera footage, others walk up to the mirror. ON SCREEN TEXT: For many of us, we look in the mirror and see only flaws. THIS FREE LIFE reminded people just how flawless they are with messages from the ones they love most. A woman in a leather jacket checks her hair. Words appear on the mirror: You are a warrior. Another woman with blue braids looks at words the mirror: Your voice radiates beauty. She smiles. A woman with brown hair gazes into the glass and reads: You are the definition of flawless.- Your best friend, Linz. A guy smiles. A man's jaw drops and his eyes light up. A guy with a septum piercing looks in the mirror and sees a quote from his grandma: Your happiness is infectious. He laughs. A woman giggles and another woman chuckles. A woman in a black hat peers at words in the mirror: You are stronger than you realize. - Yamilet. She rolls her eyes with a huge smile. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote and dances. A man and a woman smirk. A guy reads: Your friendship has changed my world.- Beti. Tears well in his eyes. A guy in a jacket reads: I support you 100%. He purses his lips and covers his mouth. A guy in a camo jacket and pink hair wipes away a tear. ON SCREEN TEXT: Remember, you're FLAWLESS inside and out. The guy with pink hair and a woman with a gold necklace blink away tears. ON SCREEN TEXT: Protect your FLAWLESS by living tobacco-free. The guy with sunglasses reads a quote Keep being you: tobacco-free and flawless.-Jenna. He points at the words. MAN: That's the most important part. Words scrawl out inside thick pink lines. ON SCREEN TEXT: This Free Life Text appears over logos for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ON SCREEN TEXT: FREEDOM TO BE, TOBACCO-FREE. VISIT US @ ThisFreeLife Below, text appears next to the logos for the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA. ON SCREEN TEXT: Brought to you by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For any more help, please email tobaccocampaigns@fda.hhs.gov

“I don’t want to harm my body again.”

- Tiaday