Mirrors: Kujegi Camara and Nyla Gilstrap - Nyla Gilstrap

“I remember running into the mirror and looking at myself and seeing that the New Hampshire sun had fried my curly hair and my skin had gotten so dark. And I thought that was beautiful...”

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Mirrors: Kujegi Camara and Nyla Gilstrap

In this special Black History Month Episode, two stories about self-image and what "beauty" means. This episode is hosted by Moth producer and director, Jodi Powell.

Storytellers: Kujegi Camara, Nyla Gilstrap

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A Love Letter to my Daughter

by Kujegi Camara

When Kujegi's daughter is born, she seeks to right the wrongs of her own childhood.

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Beauty and Barcelona

by Nyla Gilstrap

A devastating moment at summer camp makes Nyla question her image.

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