This humanitarian tells us how to stay real when you’re Instagram famous

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Turia Pitt is hilarious. She loves a laugh. And when she speaks, people listen.   

And it’s not just because in 2011, she made headlines for miraculously surviving a Western Australian bushfire, leaving her in a coma with burns to almost 70 percent of her body. It’s not just because she’s now an unparalleled motivational speaker whose resilience has inspired people ever since her accident. 

It’s because she’s so damn real.   

Like most 29-year-olds, the mining engineer, humanitarian and athlete loves social media. But rather than comparing herself to other people or falling prey to Instagram fatigue, the Tahitian-born Aussie manages to strike the perfect balance – motivating people online while not being glued to her phone either.    Read more…

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