Plus-Size Woman Fights Back After Getting Hate Mail for Wearing Leggings

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Hey, were you feeling like maybe you wanted to lose a little bit of faith in humanity today?

If you even have any faith left, well, then gather round. We'll kill off that last little bit for you.

Because, see, there's this woman named Kelley Markland. Kelley is a mother, she sells Scentsy products, and she also enjoys a good pair of leggings.

Kelley Markland Photo

She's fierce as hell, right? She's rocking those leggings, and she looks amazing.

But unfortunately, one sad, sorry soul doesn't take too kindly to people like Kelley wearing leggings. And that person felt so strongly about it, that she actually sent Kelley a letter.

A physical letter. Like, with an envelope and a stamp and everything.

Here's the thoughtful letter this woman received:

Kelley Markland Letter

And if that didn't get the message across, don't worry!

This anonymous loser also decided to add an Anchorman meme to really clarify things:

Kelley Markland Meme

OK, so let's break this down. Somebody, a human being alive in this world, saw Kelley in her leggings and hated it so much that they went through the trouble of grabbing some paper and a pen and writing down her grievances.

She then looked up a meme, printed it out, put the meme in an envelope with the letter, addressed the letter, slapped a stamp on, then put it in a mailbox.

This person did all that, and there was not one single time that she thought "huh, maybe this is the most ridiculous thing that ever happened."

These are dark and troubling times we're living in right now. Can we blame Trump? Let's just go ahead and blame Trump.

Kelley shared that hateful letter on Facebook, and the message she wrote along with it is just so heartbreaking.

"Anyone who knows me," she wrote, "knows that I care deeper and stronger than many. I am a sensitive woman and I despise cruelty towards others."

Kelley Markland Leggings

"I have never pretended to be pretty or look good in clothing. I have never tried to be flashy or show off. Wearing my 'fun' leggings gave me a tad bit of confidence in not looking sloppy all the time."

"I'm sorry that some of you may not like it, but I'm not dressing for you. All the hate in this world, and you have to pick on me for this?!"

"Thank you for making me feel like absolute, complete sh-t ... so unbelievably disappointed in people anymore."

Aww, Kelley, girl, no! You are pretty, and you do look good in clothing! Be flashy, show off! Get it!

And it seems like a lot of other people wanted to encourage Kelley too -- she works as a substitute teacher, and after she shared that Facebook post, many of her coworkers used the magic of leggings to show their support.

Kelley Markland Leggings Day

"All the teachers were coming up and hugging me and showing me their leggings," Kelley said in an interview. "So I knew at that point, it's not about me anymore, it's about all women."

She explained that "The letter killed me inside and I still get upset by it, but at the same time I have gained immense strength."

This is such a sad story -- seriously, think about how pitiful the person who sent the letter must be -- but it's so good to hear that this woman was able to turn the situation around.

People can wear whatever they want to wear, no matter their size or whether or not other people find it attractive.

It's 2016. Do we honestly still need to learn that very simple lesson?

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