Woman With Rare Disease Speaks Out On Bullying

Jan 6, 2015
Societal standards of beauty have always been something to talk about. Whether it's size or shape, people are always battling with beauty expectations. Lizzie Velasquez is someone who understands this fully. After years of being bullied and judged based solely on her appearance, she has come full circle.

At first glance, many would assume that Lizzie is anorexic, but actually her medical condition makes her unable to store fat in her body and requires her to eat every 15 minutes in order to stay alive. Alongside this, she is also blind in one eye. But Lizzie didn't allow these things to impede her motives in life. She shares her story on how she overcame bullying and found her true purpose in life.
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