Bachelor In Paradise's Leah Costa shares dorky throwback and reflects on teen ...

She's the former waitress turned love-seeking reality star.

And on Monday, Leah Costa used her new found fame to reach out to young teens struggling with adolescents. 

Taking to Instagram Stories, the 26-year-old showcased old photos of herself with acne and braces before reminding others that they'll all grow out of their 'awkward' phase. 

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She's been through it too: On Monday, Leah Costa used her new found fame to reach out to young teens struggling with adolescents who are stuck in 'an awkward phase' with braces and pimples

'To anyone that is struggling through high school or an awkward phase, braces, pimples. I did too,' she wrote. 

'Remember it will pass! You will look back and celebrate everything you went through as it made you stronger without you knowing it.' 

Leah's inspirational post saw four different photos of herself

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