Local Girl Scouts learn self esteem - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/25/09

Local Girl Scouts learn self esteem

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Local Girl Scouts got together Saturday morning for a dance party as part of the "Uniquely Me" event. They participated in aerobics dance, and listened to speakers who discussed self esteem and feeling comfortable in your own skin.

"We want them to feel beautiful just the way they are. A lot of times the media has completely distorted the way women should view their bodies. You should be thinner, have longer hair, and what our goal is today is to really get these girls to understand that they're beautiful just the way they are," said Girl Scouts membership specialist Veronica Estrada. Organizers say they hope the girls will learn healthy lifestyle choices both emotionally and physically.

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