On growing up as a half-Filipino, feeling different and the advice she would give her younger self:
“I would tell myself to celebrate the fact that I was different, and to embrace what made me different and unique. Growing up a different race in a predominantly Caucasian neighbourhood, all of my friends had fair complexions with blonde hair and blue eyes. I look back on my photos and I’m completely different. I dyed my hair lighter, I wore color contacts, I didn’t want to be out in the sun.”
… says 28 year-old Canadian actress Shay.
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