Meet the 10-Year-Old Fashion Designer Who Debuted Her Clothes for All Sizes at NYFW After Being Bullied For Her Weight

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ESSENCE.COM Feb, 18, 2016

A 10-year-old fashion designer is using her experience as a victim of bullying to kickstart her career.

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Egypt Ufele, who goes by “Ify,” tells Today that she was repeatedly picked on for her size at her grade school in Queens, New York.

“I was bullied and they called me all kinds of names,” she says. “One time I got stabbed with a pencil.”

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