Beautiful lawyer and model, Thando Hopa, recently made South Africa proud when she was chosen as the cover girl for the Vogue Portugal magazine. It's not only a historic achievement, but it's also a dream come true for Thando.
Thando Hopa is an inspiration for women all over the world. She has embraced her own unique beauty and is a strong activist for albinism.
Thando has been through her own struggles but remains strong and independent - possibly one of the many reasons she was chosen to grace the cover of Vogue Portugal.
This is a historic moment because she is the first woman with albinism to ever grace the cover of Vogue, according to OkayAfrica.
It is also a dream come true for Hopa, who shared the epic achievement with her followers on Instagram.
About being on the magazine's cover, Thando said:
"I once said to a close friend that it would really be lovely to see a woman with albinism on a Vogue Cover, I would not have imagined that that woman would be me."
Thando went on to thank a long list of people who made the cover possible - a unique display of humility.
"Thank you to the people who advised, supported and contributed significantly to this journey, who harnessed the essence of representation and inclusion."
Congratulations to Thando for making waves, not only in her life and for those who live with albinism, but also in history. Keep making us proud!
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