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Local women find new strength through boudoir photos

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Looking in the mirror, all 30-year-old Chantal Thiel saw was flaws.

"I'd see that my face was very plain," says Thiel, a mother of two. "I'd feel fat, and I'd think that nobody would look at me twice."


It took stripping down to some sexy clothing - and even her underwear - for a photo shoot with a stranger to turn around Thiel's low self esteem.

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