American born Lizzie Velasquez was born with a genetic condition that doesn't allow for accumulation of fats. Her condition led to bullying, something that propelled her into becoming a motivational speaker and sn anti bully crusader.
Lizie was born four weeks prematurely on March 13 1989 and weighed only 3 pounds in Texas as a first born child.
She majored in communication studies from the University of Texas state graduating in 2012.
She credits her christian faith for the strength she has to push through " it's been my rock Through everything just having the time to be alone and pray and talk to God and knowing that he is there for me. She spoke to one of the media outlet.
Lizzie has never weighed more than 29 kg, moreover, she is repotedly having almost 0% body fats. She has to eat little meals every time because of her condition which doesn't affect her bones. She is blind in one eye, something that happened when she was aged 4
Her Conditions is a non-terminal genetic disorder called Marfan Lipodystrophy, her mother was diagnosed with a less severe form of the disease meaning Lizzie might have inherited a mutant form of the disease from what the mother had.
Immediately she was dubbed 'the world's ugliest woman in a yutube video back in 2006 at age 17, she started speaking against bullying. She has produced a lot of yutube videos that have received over 54 Million views.
Moreover, she is an author having co-authored her first book with the mother. 'Be beautiful be you' is another book she wrote in 2012 Directed at children. The has also written about the importance if being kind tapping from her own personal experience of being bullied in her book 'Dare to be kind' 2017.
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Source: BBC, daily mail and weakpedia.
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