The Ugly Duckling is a classic children’s fairy tale by Hans Christen Andersen. The story follows an ill-favored black duck who is made fun of and abused by the beautiful birds he’s surrounded with. To the behest of his abusers, the ugly duckling is transformed into a beautiful swan.
Much like the following Reddit users.
10. The Story Begins On A Sad Note
At the beginning of the story, the ugly duckling hatches to the disgust of the other ducklings. The poor creature wanders around the farm suffering verbal abuse because of his looks. It’s a sad situation that many people face on a daily basis. Sometimes they transform their fat into muscle and sometimes it works out like it did for #9.
9. Braces Become Perfect Teeth
A lot of people can relate to this story, which is why it is still told to schoolchildren all over the world. Many people know what it’s like to grow up with a mouth full of braces and a face covered in pimples. After the “awkward phase,” they transform into beautiful birds with gorgeous smiles.
8. Some Changes Are Small And Subtle
Sometimes the changes are subtle but still quite noticeable. Even a few extra muscles, a haircut, and a new wardrobe are all it takes for people to realize the beautiful potential that lies within all of us. Some people like #7 go through some unbelievable transformations to become sexy stud muffins.
7. From Chub To Stud
What was once a chubby adolescent is now a fit beefcake. It’s hard not to show off the positive results of eating right and working out. And they should show off their hard work and dedication. Making people who once ridiculed your looks take a second glance can be sweet revenge.
6. Hardly Recognizable
A few people go through some changes that make them look like a whole new person. Imagine turning down the same guy who dished out his fair share of verbal abuse years later. Especially when they don’t even recognize you. Now picture an opportunity to show off your new six pack like our friend in #5.