Danish poet and columnist Hans Christian Andersen published The Ugly Duckling in 1843, and a huge reason why the fairy story is favourite to this day is because of how relatable it is. It’s a heartwarming narrative about personal metamorphosi for the better, revolving around internal allure just as much as it does around its outer counterpart.
To is proof that the Ugly Duckling Syndrome is an intrinsic part of life, parties are forever sharing( check out part I of this list now) their personal before-and-after photos in the uglyduckling subreddit. Deeming these idols, it’s clear that you never know what time has prepared for you. Even though these late bloomers had to wait a little longer than others to amply grow into their examines, the results seem totally worth it. Scroll down to check out their impressive before-and-after epitomes and upvote your favourites!