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- May 09, 1994
- Vol. 41
- No. 17
Beauties from the Start
"I was a little pudgy, and I had huge cheeks and a lot of curly hair."
"When I was born I was a fat little baby and grew into this skinny teenager who was always good at sports,"
"Growing up, used to be real skinny, that's for sure. I definitely wasn't a prince back then."
"I never thought about my looks then. I thought more about the way I felt."
"I had very cute cheeks. I knew that because everyone pinched them."
"There were other girls considered far more beautiful than me. I won beauty contests usually on talent, I think."
"As a child, I was a great combination of Dennis the Menace and Eddie Haskell."
"It looked to me that life was much simpler for people who did not have red hair."
"I was in a gang. I wasn't much good to them, but I had a couple of protectors, and if I got a belt, they made sure everyone else got three!"
"The top of my face is my father—high forehead, small eyes, the little bump on my nose."
ANSWERS: 1. Joey Lawrence; 2. Dean Cain; 3. MaliVai Washington; 4. Barbara Babcock; 5. Kimberly Aiken; 6. Faye Dunaway; 7. Matt Lauer; 8. David Caruso; 9. Daniel Day-Lewis; 10. Estelle Hallyday
"I just looked like your average boy. I never did look like a bully—I had a baby face."
"As a boy, I used to get the bejesus kicked out of me regularly in school."
"I had a crew cut, and I liked the Sex Pistols."
"People always said I was cute, but I was cute with buck-teeth and braces."
"My cowlick was just as bad then as it is now. But now my hair is short and messy, so it blends nicely."
"I grew up in a determinedly political family, in which I learned at an early age to be very sensitive—too sensitive, perhaps—to what others were thinking."
"Up until the sixth grade I had a big butt and a potbelly, and I was a lot taller than everyone else."
"My world was always about achieving and academics or athletics."
"I looked like a cherub with a mischievous grin, as if I always had something up my sleeve."
"Dressing up to me was putting on a shirt with a collar."
"I had an Afro when I was young, and I was always kind of skinny and kind of a loudmouth back then."
"Invariably, I would come back with mud and dirt on my dress. My mom just quit trying to dress me like a girl."
"I wasn't shy. I had a lot of energy, and by the time I was a teenager I had a kind of rage inside."
ANSWERS: 1. John Michael Montgomery; 2. Paul Newman; 3. Winona Ryder; 4. Heather Locklear; 5. Lucky Vanous; 6. Al Gore Jr.; 7. Tyra Banks; 8. Henry Cisneros; 9. Ming-Na Wen; 10. Dan Jansen; 11. David Justice; 12. Julie Moran; 13. Juliette Binoche.
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