This African Model Held Up A Mirror To The Fashion Industry – And Made A Hugely Powerful Point

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Image: Instagram/secretofdd

Deddeh Howard is a 27-year-old black model from Liberia in western Africa. She is an advocate of healthy living and practices yoga alongside her busy modeling schedule. Currently based in Los Angeles, Howard’s career is going from strength to strength. But she’s also making some serious waves.

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Howard runs a blog called “Secret Of DD,” where she shares tips for a healthy lifestyle and offers private yoga classes. Her social media accounts, meanwhile, are awash with photos of her glamorous life.

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But aside from travel, she has an interest in medicine and aiding others, which is perhaps why she chose to complete a bachelor’s degree in Health Science. In fact, on her blog, she explains that she’s “very passionate about medicine, helping people, and the study of the human body.”

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