For her wedding, Princess Eugenie insisted on wearing a dress that showed a scar left over from childhood surgery  Her statement that "you can change the way beauty is" has proved inspirational to many. The readers also told us how proud they are of their scars:
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Christine said to us, "I'm really happy that the word comes out and that there are people in those positions to plead for it."
Like the princess, she had a major surgery on her back to scoliosis a condition that causes the spine to bend to one side
"Celebrities show the fact that they are not disturbed by their scoliosis, it helps the younger people who struggle with it," says Christine. who preferred not to give her last name.
The queen's granddaughter, who had her surgery to have a spinal curvature at the age of 1
Christine also showed her scar at her last wedding.
But she remembers how it felt as a teenager. Scoliosis was diagnosed at age 14 to have been operated on five times between the ages of 15 and 17 years.
& # 39; Felt like the end of the world & # 39;
"It was pretty scary, as I did not even know what it was, or anyone else who had the condition, I went through puberty and many changes."
"Your friends go through the expected milestones and you have to catch up later. It felt like the end of the world … but it worked quite well. "
Christine missed grade 11 and had to repeat some GCSEs at school, but she was grateful for her friends' support. " At one point, I wore a full body plaster, from my chin to my hip. School friends came to sign it.
She still suffers from back pain, but says that yoga and Pilates help.
"I love my scars"
Simon Howson's bag-god, 35, remembers his scars Turning point in his life.
He does not look back on school hours with fondness after being given a plastic clamp after being diagnosed with 12 kyphosis.
"It was a big plastic ugly thing right on the body," he says . " I came up with all sorts of excuses not to wear it.
Where scoliosis bends the spine to the side, Simon describes kyphosis as "traditional hunchback."
He had to wait until he stopped operating at the age of 18, but at the hospital for two weeks and six months Recovery interrupted his schooldays and he left college without A-level.
Now he has a good job looking after corporate clients for a social media company, but he says: "It was a Rea I fight.
Surgery left Simon, from Fareham, Hampshire, with a 38cm (15in) scar on his back and another 15cm (6in) along his hip.
" It was horrible at first, but not so painful after three weeks. Then you feel awesome.
"I love the scars I used to tell girls it's a shark bite."
He even bought a huge zip tattoo – £ 550 "because it's so big". But if it's painful on the wallet, at least his muted nerve endings mean he does not suffer from the needle, he jokes.
"I've seen some really cool on the internet," he says. "But it's different for guys."
"It was really cool that Eugenie was keen to highlight her. For young kids like me, you need to say something, it's not a big deal.
"Maybe it would have helped me with a piece of advice."
& # 39; I was always angry … now I'm & # 39; Journalism student Lauren Davidson was angry about her scar.
At age 18, when she felt "deep pain" in her stomach and searched for her symptoms, she became concerned that she had an ovarian cyst.
However, a doctor told her that she was fine.
After six months of discomfort, she suffered a five-day attack of food poisoning.
"I had pain all over my body It was awful," she says. Her doctor took a blood test and after she found she was anemic, she took her to an ambulance.
"They had to cut me open and see what was going on," says Lauren, 24, from Grimsby. "I had two blood transfusions."
Finally, they confirmed the presence of a cyst.
"If the cyst had been found earlier, I could have had a keyhole surgery, and it took me awhile to get used to that scar."
Since then, the scar has become part of her identity.
"Now I feel strengthened by my scar," she says. "I do not hide it, it shows that I've overcome something."
"I'd rather walk around with a scar than I'm not here. I loved seeing Eugenie walking around with her scar. "
" Real princesses have scars & # 39;
Mel Pollard, 35, cried when she proudly saw her scarred back in front of Princess Eugenie.
Mels daughter Connie was named after surgery Treating a spinal cord defect at the age of only 14 months with a scar in the lower back
The operation should prevent her daughter from having problems with walking, her bladder or bowel. And while Connie, now five, has no problem with the Scar is still worried about Mel.
"When she's older, she may be aware of it," she says.
So Mel from Warrington was delighted to see Princess Eugenie.
"I had a tearful moment," she says.
"I showed my daughter when she came back from school that a real princess also had a scar, she thought it was awesome."
"When she's older, I can relate to it and remind her that she can wear her scar like a badge of honor, that it is not ashamed, that is not bad. " What is scoliosis?
Scoliosis is a disease that causes the spine to bend to one side and the back appears to be round and the shoulder blades protrude.
Most Commonly Known in Children From 10 to 15 Years No Cause Sometimes it is caused by bones that do not form properly in the uterus or other medical conditions, including cerebral palsy.
Three to four children in 1,000 need treatment from a specialist.
The Scoliosis Association UK says over five out of six people with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis are female – but why is not it known.