“The doctors said they never seen a child like that. They didn’t know what was going on with her.”
Lizzie Velasquez has a Marfan Syndrome, genetic disorder affecting the body tissue which plays important role in helping the body grow and develop properly.
One day she wanted to listen to some music on YouTube where she found video of her labeled ‘world’s ugliest woman.’ In that moment she decided to fight back in a whole different way …
She’s an author of two inspirational books for teenagers, Be Beautiful, Be You (2012) about recognizing their unique gifts, and Choosing Happiness (2014) about getting over obstacles.