Harnaam Kaur is a woman, a model and an anti-bullying activist who possesses a very unique feature: an amazing beard. She was born with polycystic ovarian syndrome—a condition that can cause diabetes, alopecia and facial hair growth. Although she is proud of how she looks now, Kaur’s journey to authentic self-acceptance was not easy. Along the way, she overcame bullying, suicide attempts and her own self doubt to become the person she is today.
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