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The Internet Just Loves These Photos of a Father And Daughter!

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Society has way too many standards of what beautiful hair is but, let me tell you, it’s not pin-straight blonde hair. Just like bodies come in all shapes and sizes, so does what grows on our head and it is wrong to judge people for having naturally unique poofy hair. I mean, Beyonce owns her naturally hairstyle and it is such an inspiration to those who feel self-conscious about their curls. This dad, though, won’t let his daughter ever feel like she isn’t beautiful for not having straight hair! Take a look at the inspiring, beautiful photos he takes with his daughter!

1. Let me introduce you to Benny Harlem

Now this is a man you should want to be following on Instagram. Harlem is an aspiring model and a singer-songwriter.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

He also has another full-time job and that is being a father to his 6-year-old daughter Jaxyn. He is always including her in his fabulous Instagram photos and it is just too cute! they take some incredibly fierce photos together. Click on for more!

2. Like father, like daughter

The bond these two share is a strong one and Harlem makes sure that his daughter feels confident to be her true self!

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

The fact that they both share the same iconic hair, which Harlem refers to as his crown, makes them definitely stand out–but in a good way! Harlem was quoted saying “She’s a beautiful girl who’s gonna be a pretty woman, but I teach her to love herself first.” How can she not fall in love with herself after looking at these incredible shots?

3. Harlem tries to be the ultimate role model

Not only for Jaxyn but for people who may not feel comfortable in their own skin. He is all about embracing his heritage, not hiding it.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

He told Paper Magazine that he figured his photos could have some positive influence.  “[A young man who may be] thinking about skipping out, [could see] our relationship and see how things can be and the great side of being a parent. That could affect and influence the next man.”

4. The importance of fatherhood

Benny knows he can’t expect Jaxyn to be daddy’s little girl forever but he can try to keep a close relationship for as long as possible.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

He tells us “I am my daughter’s keeper. The only way for me to protect her for life is to prepare her for life.” Well, he certainly is doing a great job so far! The father-daughter duo looks as close as can be.

5. Yes, their hair is real

The duo gets this question a lot from curious bystanders when they are in public but they have learned how to handle those comments.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

Benny knows that his daughter is always watching him so he handles people the way he would want Jaxyn too. He told his advice to Paper Magazine, saying “All in all, you’ve got to know how to roll with the punches and keep it going.” That’s a good lesson to learn, no matter the reason!

6. Crown of glory

It is not just a hairstyle, but a crown the model is proud to wear every day and he is glad his daughter is too.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

More and more people have been embracing their natural look and Harlem has taken notice of it. “For me, I look in the mirror every single morning, especially when my hair is up in the crown box type of style. It reminds me to stand firm in who I am and go out there. So I wear it proudly.”

7. Embracing his body

While the main focus is on his impressive hair (and his adorable daughter), the artist has been getting a lot of comments about his body.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

Harlem has said, “I don’t look like the ‘everyday black guy’ and that’s fine with me. I love the fact that I am who I am. Many men who look the way I look don’t get the platform that I’ve been blessed with to showcase it.” Ignore the haters because he is too beautiful not be showcased!

8. Love yourself is the best life lesson

Jaxyn is so lucky to have a father who is teaching her to love herself, because that is the key to having a happy life and developing genuine relationships with people.

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Instagram / Benny Harlem

“It’s a new day and age to express ourselves in our looks, the way we need to or want to, the way that our souls are telling us to. You can be who you want to be. You can be flamboyant, you can be down to earth. I’m just a gumbo pot of all of that.”

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Source: Boredom Therapy

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