Paris Harvey is 13 years old and from Gillingham, Kent, in the South East of England.
She just exhibited a huge amount of bravery by challenging her body-shaming bullies in public.
Since starting secondary school she has been mocked by classmates for her weight.
Paris suffers from a metabolic condition which results in a quick weight gain that she has to work harder to burn off. She was also born with a hip dysplasia, so her left leg is 1.5cm shorter than her other. As a result she has a slight limp.
She told the Daily Mail that these combined conditions led to bullies at her school mocking her for "walking like a penguin":
I got bullied in the past and after a while, you start to believe what people say. I became really insecure about how I looked.
I can be eating the same food as the next person but I gain weight. It’s not like I’m sitting at home all day eating crisps. But I felt like I shouldn’t have to explain myself.
To confront this, she wore a bathing suit to the beach and tweeted an image of herself in the outfit.
Omg so I faced my biggest fear today and went to the beach in a swimsuit☺️🏳️🌈 https://t.co/eeSKUE581x