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Plato believed that our world’s beauty and goodness were inherently intertwined. Bella Hadid is as good as she is beautiful. In a moment like now, when an industry is struggling to stay culturally relevant and inclusive, putting a single name and face to it would be near impossible. If anyone comes close, it’s Bella Hadid. Behind that chiseled face, radiating from within her physical being, shines a lightness and vulnerability that she shares openly with nearly 60 million followers on Instagram. After nearly 10 years in the business, with no signs of slowing down, Bella opened or closed major spring-summer collections everywhere from New York City to Paris. Within this new generation that has limitless potential to create positive change in the world, Bella holds unique power. I am rooting for her, for the possibilities that lie ahead, and for all that is good and beautiful.

Turlington Burns is the founder of Every Mother Counts

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