Carolina Giraldelli was taken aback when her son, Enzo, was born with a large birthmark on his face, later diagnosed as a congenital melanocytic nevus.

Despite its harmless nature, Carolina was distressed by the judgmental stares and reactions from people around her.

Determined to change perceptions and show that her son was just like any other child, Carolina resolved to become stronger and more resilient.

In a bold move to empathize with Enzo’s potential challenges, she painted a similar birthmark on her face and went about her day.

This courageous experiment evoked a range of emotions in Carolina, but above all, she felt an overwhelming sense of pride in being Enzo’s mother.

Sharing their experience on social media, Carolina was pleasantly surprised by the outpouring of support and encouragement from strangers.