8. FATIMA SIAD

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All of her undeniable beauty aside, Siad was the Somali-Ethiopian model who made headlines when she admitted to undergoing the cultural process of female genital circumcision in Somalia at only seven years old. Placing third on the show increased her visibility and encouraged her to speak out about changing the practice to make it less horrific for young girls in the future. Amen to that.