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Florence April 5, 2012 at 12:16 am

I only just heard about operation beautiful today and discoverd what it was…i want to help to so every day where ever i got i will leave an encouraging and positive note for someone to read amd feel great about them sleves! :) thankyou operation beautiful for helping those who are in need for a little positive thought to put in their mind about themselves.

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Raeleena December 26, 2012 at 11:09 am

i love this website i take the pictures and use them as wallpaper. but i realyy want to help other people text me some time

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Emma April 17, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Hey! Just found this website and watched a few videos. Ithink what you guys are doing is a great idea and I can’t wait to start participating. Keep going ladies!!

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Josephine April 27, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Today was my first day of participating in Operation Beautiful. I taped anonymous notes to mirrors in the bathrooms and stuck some in other people’s textbooks and I have to say, it made me feel really good inside. I think Operation Beautiful is an amazing mission and I am going to do this everyday!

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Josie May 5, 2012 at 12:30 pm

You want to know whats funny. My name is Josephine too!!! But a lot of people call me Josie for short. Whats your nickname. And keep posting. isn’t it fun.

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Samantha April 29, 2012 at 12:51 pm

i have this really huge idea.. we could make shirts that say positive messages on them .. at my school and stores around here I will leave positive messages every Where i go

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Yusayera April 29, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Operation beautiful is amazing! I hope to try it the next chance i get… oh and thanks Josephine.

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Clover April 29, 2012 at 4:51 pm

Just found out about operation beautiful. This is a great idea and i cant wait to start participating =D

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hayley April 17, 2013 at 5:32 pm

<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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Giovanna May 5, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Hey guys! first off, im only 13, but a friend told me about this and i thought it was such an inspiring movement. I have myself have felt and witnessed this horrible self-negativity and i want to stop it. Me and my best friend have started putting sticky notes everywhere. I have now talked to my principal and the school guidance couseler and i am going to put on a presentation for the whole school. there are so many issues with this in my school..and maybe some people will get a different view! thanks so much..we all together can stop self-negativity(:

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Giovanna May 5, 2012 at 9:15 pm

May God bless all of your hearts<3

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jessica May 8, 2012 at 11:31 pm

i have seen the notes all over my school bathroom and i to want to make a difference it has helped me so much thank you

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Tara May 18, 2012 at 10:41 am

I found this website only recently thru Linda Wagner blog. I am 34 yrs old and I think this is absolutely amazing and I need to applaud you all for your hard work and determination for passing this message around the world for young girls. Its so important at young age to feel good about yourself and get message that you are beautiful the way you are cause trust me from my experience it just gets worse as the years go by and I can say at my age I still cant look in mirror and truly accept myself unconditionally on regular basis. I have gotten better now that I entered my 30s vs the way I was teenage years but still havent fully grasped concept of Loving myself. Always thinking not wearing certain size jeans or having best body, hair, smile makes you less of a person. I wish this website was around back when i was entering teen years & these amazing people that use Post It Notes to make powerful messages around the world was available to me back then. You truly have done something wonderful here and you should be acknowledged for that so I had write & comment. Continue your mission spread positive energy to young girls everywhere that doesnt matter what size jeans you wear or color of your skin or what hairstyle you have dont ever compare yourself to magazines & celebrities or your neighbor n friends you are your own person! Own it. Love It. Live it! You Rock!!

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Addie May 21, 2012 at 11:22 pm

I just found out about operation beautiful today because I found a sticky note in a book and I reallythink this is going to be life changing for so many girls!!!!! I also just found out about this and want the book RITE NOW!!!!!

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Camilla June 22, 2012 at 7:44 pm

I love this site, I love this Operation! It gives me hope for humanity case I must admit I often feel like its disappearing, Humanity that is.

I’ve never felt beautiful. I was overweight when younger and I bullied terribly for it. I started self-defence and then the bullying dwindled down cause its not fun for boys to be dragged around the stadium by a little girl. But the damage was already done. I’m constantly on diets, I have lost a lot weight since I started selfdefence but its never enough for me. At some point..I was 2kg from being underweight. I’m 6-7kg above the weight I want = 50kg. Just above the mark of underweight.

I hate that Im not very tall, I hate that I am small-chested, I hate Im bit broad-shouldered. The only thing I like about my body is that I have small feet, my eyes and my lips. Nothing else.

But I found this site and from now on, Ill bring about a pad of StickyNotes and a pen, post these notes everywhere and let the world know how fucked up our view of beauty is :)

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Kenzi March 9, 2013 at 7:53 pm

I just found out about Operation Beatiful too and i can sorta relate with your post. The only thing I like about myself is my back, legs, arms, and hair. Everything else I can’t stand. I also look younger than my age which is 15 and i can’t stand that. BUT…Im soo gonna start putting post it notes on the mirrors at school because so many girls look in them at school and i want to share this with them. I think this website is a fantastic idea!! LOL know the post it notes we got for school are actullay USEFULL!

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trin July 6, 2012 at 3:23 pm

i just heard about this, i’m gonna start today!

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Beatriz July 14, 2012 at 2:13 am

As i was in the library yesterday i came across the operation beautiful book and i thought i should read it. I’v been going through har thing and to find a book like this has helped me alot. I find it very inspiring and i love it. Im 18 yrs old and since i can remeber i have always been the odd girl. made fun of and always left out. iv been sexualy abused and blamed it on myself and i felt ugly, gross and fat but after reading the book and seeing this website i feel better. happier. im going to start posting notes from now on hoping girls will see it and feel as pretty as i felt when reading the book. Thank you so much!

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Greg August 10, 2012 at 7:02 pm

This is so cool.

And guy’s will also benefit.

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meditation guru November 11, 2012 at 11:50 am

I just stumbled upon your website and find great inspiring stuff! Your ‘sticky note’ idea is very impressive, simple and powerful! You introduced a great way to transformation! Yes, I’m gonna start it!

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Maggie December 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm

I learned about Operation Beautiful a few days ago when I found a sticky note on a makeup mirror in a store. At school we have to do a presentation on a “me to we orginization” and I thought this was perfect. Thanks Operation Beautiful!

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Sierra December 17, 2012 at 7:28 pm

I found this website when I looked up the word ‘beautiful’ on google. The first thing I found was an article titled, “How To Make Yourself Beautiful”. When I saw the article, I suddenly felt incecure, and completely utterly ugly from the inside to out. When I looked to the next article, it was “Operation Beautiful” I clicked on this website, and now I don’t regret it. This website had influenced me to put a post-it note on one of the bathroom mirrors, saying, “You are beautiful. Don’t deny it.” The next day I saw another post-it on the mirror, saying something along those lines. Every day after that, there was a new post-it note. I just wanted to say, this has influenced my school a million times, and Caitlin, I absolutely love the way you’ve influenced so many.

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lillian December 29, 2012 at 6:54 pm

thank you for all you have done you have saved so many girls lives w/ all of the work you have done! :)

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sylvania January 14, 2013 at 1:45 am

At the end of last school year i walked into the girl’s bathroom to find the entire wall of mirrors covered in operation beautiful notes, i took one, and by the end of the day all of them were gone. Today i found mine taped to the front of a binder “Someone is (or will be) lucky to have a girl like you!” This made me smile, and made me want to make other girls smile!

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lily January 24, 2013 at 4:47 pm

thank you operation beautiful you have really changed the school system and the people in them:D

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Hailey February 28, 2013 at 10:39 pm

Omg the newest video is Acapella that’s awesome! For those of you who don’t know what Acapella is it is music with out using instruments but to get the sound of instruments you use different sounds mad by your voice its really cool when done professionally

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Regina March 3, 2013 at 11:16 am

I really think this is great. Operation Beautiful helped me realize that I AM beautiful. That’s why I have decided to post post-its everywhere.

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hayley April 17, 2013 at 5:28 pm

I KNOW YOU ARE ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL.

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Morgan March 22, 2013 at 10:00 pm

This really has helped my best friend through a lot of things!

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hayley April 17, 2013 at 5:24 pm

I did this at my school when I was at my GIRLS ON THE TRACK, and it is fun putting fun thangs on the bathroom at kirksey middle school.

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hayley April 17, 2013 at 5:26 pm

YOU ARE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL I EVER SEEN!

LOVE ALWAYS
HAYLEY

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kaylea May 25, 2013 at 2:11 am

Everyday remember u r u 4 a reason don’t ever forget that and u r also an amazing person. :) -kaylea

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Emily Smith June 7, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Today i was at the book store and i found one of the notes. This website is so inspiring, im going to start the operation.

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Brianna July 8, 2013 at 1:46 am

Just found this today. Tomorrow I am going to head over to Office Max for some post-its and colorful pens to post Operation Beautiful notes everywhere I go.

There’s a study that says that a negative statement has thirteen times the impact of a positive statement. Let’s even it out. <3

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Josie July 23, 2013 at 12:36 pm

I love doing this! Its so fun and really does make a big difference. I’ve took a little break because I’ve been super busy but starting today, i’m continuing my mission :). Keep posting my friends :)

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yoselyn September 6, 2013 at 7:02 pm

I go International Baccalaureate Elementary School and i am in all girls class i am happy i am in it because we are doing the same thing in my school and i am looking forward to it. XD

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Finley Frayn September 25, 2013 at 8:11 pm

i just found this today while doing research for a science project and i want to get my school involved i want to go to the supermarket right now to post some up i want to get started this is beautiful what you are doing and i love it keep it going cause i do believe it helps.

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Loved November 24, 2013 at 7:18 pm

Starting at age 8, I had my self-confidence stripped away by a dance teacher who didn’t know the meaning of the word compassion and yelled at girls when they they weren’t strong enough or didn’t do a step exactly right, but then the next week she would be in a great mood and constantly compliment you. My best friend, who I danced with, dislocated her knee cap, and the injury now flares up every so often. The teacher gets angry with her when she has to wear her brace to prevent long-term damage. I have been scolded for not being comfortable with changing in front of others. I recently quit this teacher and am slowly getting my self-confidence back. I heard about operation beautiful thru our school’s volleyball coach. I thank her and operation beautiful for helping me to know I am beautiful. God bless,
Loved

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operationbeautiful June 29, 2009 at 1:25 am

Aww Melinda! God bless you, too! :)

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