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Standing at 5’11, Grace Bol definitely captures everyone’s attention when she walks into a room. Her deep, dark skin and high cheek bones witness of her Sudanese heritage, following the likes of Alek Wek and Nykhor Paul.

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Agencies:

Storm Model Management – London

Why Not Model Management – Milan

Oui Management – Paris

Elite –  New York

Claim to Fame: Grace was discovered at a mall in Kansas City, MO, where her family settled after fleeing from Sudan as refugees. She signed her first contract at age 19.

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Adidas, Jeremy Scott, Kenzo and Issey Miyake have all taken notice of her beauty, having her participate in their runways. She’s appeared in endless editorials, to include Vogue Germany, Marie Claire, i-D, and New York Times.Her energy in front of the camera has been described as powerful, poised and simply magnetic. Not bad for a young woman who had to escape civil war with her family at a young age.
Using her success as a runway sensation as an avenue, Grace wants to take advantage of the opportunity to talk to people about her experience. “I could have said anything while I was in school but it wouldn’t have reached anyone,” she tells Dazed. “Right now, in my position, I can send a good message to people and it will reach them. It’s a good place for me.” Grace has developed an activism voice for refugees and war torn countries.
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#MODELMONDAY: Grace Bol Escaped The Bowels Of Civil War To Accomplish International Fame was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

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