A dog attacked the model, and her story of embracing a new look shows how brave she is.

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In November 2020, young skateboarder Brooklinn Khoury’s life changed after a pit bull attack. Despite the incident, she didn’t lose her self-belief and love for life. We’re inspired by her resilience and courage and want to share her story with you.

She believed he was a friendly pit bull.

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While petting her cousin’s 8-year-old blue nose pit bull, Diesel, whom she thought was friendly, Khoury was suddenly attacked in the kitchen. She remained calm and went to the hospital promptly. Unfortunately, surgeons couldn’t fully repair her injured upper lip.

She mentioned pulling out her phone just to check her appearance, and claimed she ‘didn’t know’ her phone took a picture until later. “I knew it was bad but I didn’t know how bad it was,” she said. “It’s crazy because this photo has helped my doctor tremendously because he was able to see the original bite marks from the attack and kind of map out what happened.”

She shared her journey of mental and physical recovery online.

She has been very open and transparent about her recovery journey, sharing her experiences, thoughts, and feelings with the public on Instagram. In one post, she wrote, “When I was attacked, it was so hard to see what the future held for me.” She explained how thankful she was for people who constantly reminded her to trust the process.

“The first time seeing my face after the surgery was scary,” she said, “But I was like, ‘Okay, time to love this new version of myself for now.'”

She shatters the facade of perfection on Instagram.

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Khoury is a shining example of courage and a zest for life. Despite the challenges, she maintains an active lifestyle, skateboarding, hanging out with friends, and embracing life to the fullest. Using Instagram, a platform where many strive for a perfect image, she shares the raw and real aspects of her life. As a skateboarder, she has consistently been open about both the positive and challenging parts of her experiences, even showcasing falls and setbacks.

She never let her injury hold her back.

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She refused to let her injury defeat her. Despite undergoing surgeries, she celebrated her femininity. Visiting Sephora to try new lip glosses, Khoury shared her spontaneous joy with the world.

Her love story is truly inspiring.

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Chloé Lukasiak, a former participant on Dance Moms, is currently in a relationship with Khoury. The couple recently marked their one-year anniversary, and in a heartfelt message, Khoury expressed, “This year, because of you, has been, by far, the greatest year of my life.”

She is using her personal platform to assist others.

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She opened her Instagram account not just for her own journey but also to help others. She invited anyone facing adversity or difficulties to reach out to her, saying, “If you are going through something physically or mentally or just need someone to talk to, I am here,” Khoury added.

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She uses her personal platform to assist others.

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It’s impossible not to be inspired by resilient individuals who, instead of being defeated by hardships, emerge even stronger. Another uplifting tale is that of Katie Piper, who faced an acid attack orchestrated by her ex-boyfriend.

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