Liya Kebede Quotes

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Liya Kebede Quotes

If nothing else, I want women to understand that they are powerful. If you look back at history, in almost every big moment, in every leap forward, you find ordinary women at the core. We have more ability to make changes in the world than we can imagine if we have the courage to try.
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The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.

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One thing modeling taught me is that the spotlight can change everything.

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Helping others isn't a chore; it is one of the greatest gifts there is.

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I don't think we should judge celebrities for doing charity work. Period. Whatever their reasons for doing it, they are shedding light on issues that would otherwise go unnoticed.

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Midwives and doctors play a crucial role preventing unnecessary maternal deaths. They educate women about nutrition, health and family planning. And they step in when complications arise.

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For my wardrobe, I like to invest in classic pieces and pair them with more trendy new pieces and accessories each season.

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I'm a mom. I'm from Ethiopia. I gave birth in the U.S. and had all the proper care available to me. If I had given birth in Ethiopia - I don't know if I might have even survived it.

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There are things that I will always shoot, but now that the modeling and acting worlds are becoming very close, you can do a little bit of one and more of the other.

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Prenatal care is one of the most effective ways to reduce maternal mortality because it identifies complications or high risks before emergency situations.

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Children with healthy mothers are much more likely to survive childhood, attend school and live healthy, productive lives.

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It's always a tricky thing, trying to make aid sustainable.

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President Obama has made maternal health one of the core priorities of U.S. international aid funding.

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If you don't have a dream in life, I don't know what you have. You have to want something beyond your reach; it's exciting when it works out.

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