Meet the first plus-size model to be featured in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition

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Ashley Graham is getting attention as the first plus-size model to be featured in Sports Illustrated.

Graham, 27, appears in an ad for bathing suit company swimsuitsforall.

The beautiful model has been in the industry for more than a decade.

Here’s everything we know about her.

Graham is from Lincoln, Nebraska. She was discovered by a modelling scout at a shopping mall when she was 12.

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She’s appeared in magazines including Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar.

Graham has also worked as a commercial model for Macy’s, Hanes, Target, and Nordstrom. She was featured in an ad for Levi’s Curve ID line.