Kjerstin Gruys To Go A Year Without Using A Mirror

08/22/2011 03:24 pm ET | Updated Oct 22, 2011
  • Grace Gold The Huffington Post

Most brides obsess over every last detail of the big day and scour racks for the dream dress, but Ph.D candidate Kjerstin Gruys has taken on a pre-nuptial challenge of more unique proportions. The teaching fellow at the UCLA Department of Sociology has sworn off looking in a mirror for an entire year -- six months of which will lead up to her wedding.

CORRECTION: An earlier headline for this article suggested that Gruys had already accomplished her year without a mirror. In fact, she is still attempting the challenge.

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