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06/10/2013 12:11 pm ET Updated Jun 10, 2013

Kate Upton Body Image Quotes, And More Reasons To Love The Model (PHOTOS)

Kate Upton turns 21 today (we know, we also couldn't believe she wasn't 21 already). This special birthday is cause for celebration -- not only for Upton, who can now drink beer at baseball games without risking a tabloid story, but also for us: It's about time we celebrate the model for how awesome she really is.

Because beyond that sexy figure, Upton has plenty of other assets and attributes that make us love her. Herewith, seven reasons to love Kate Upton.

She embraces her curves.

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She tells it like it is.

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She's willing to be a role model.

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She's at peace with her body.

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She isn't afraid to be critical of the fashion industry.

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She's self-aware.

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She's just like us!

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Kate Upton's body of work:

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