What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received? Readers share the praise that makes them proud
I’ve got my mom’s looks
“When I traveled to India, everyone said I looked like my mother. That
meant so much to me, knowing I resembled the person I admire the most.”
–POOJA MOHINDRA, 20, SYOSSET, N.Y.
I’m marriage material
“After a conversation about my life goals, my boss said to me, ‘You’re
the type of woman I want my son to marry.’ I was truly flattered.”
–KELLY BRUCE, 24, BOYNTON BEACH, FLA.
Exercising has paid off
“Once, two separate people asked me if I was an instructor at the gym. I
have been exercising every day for several years, so hearing that really
made my day!”–DONNA URBANIK, 41, SOUTH RIVER, N.J.
I walk with confidence
“A teacher once pointed out how I always walked without slumping or
slouching even though I was taller than almost everyone in my class.
Today, at 6-foot-1, I often wear heels to celebrate the Amazon woman
that I am.”–SHANNON REDDEN, 37, CARY, N.C.
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