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She Had Her Face Removed At Birth, And 20 Years Later...

There are people who have a lot of troubles in their life, many are born with them or develop over time. Most of us find it hard to find the courage to get up to make our own stands. Few of us do that, don't have the strength to take it for long. Those who do, find some real sweet success.

This is the story of a strong person, who, despite of being a victim of Harlequin Ichthyosis, a genetic condition which affects the skin. But fighting back, she made her mark in history.

She Had Her Face Removed At Birth, And 20 Years Later...

She Had Her Face Removed At Birth, And 20 Years Later...

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Roger and Tina Thomas volunteered for a hospital in Hong Kong

Roger and Tina Thomas volunteered for a hospital in Hong Kong

And that was when she was born with her rare conditions and when she found her parents in them as she was admitted there.

Her sonography showed deformations too

Her sonography showed deformations too

Her condition makes the skin thick on most of the body

Her condition makes the skin thick on most of the body

And hard with cracks all over, which led to doctors practically removing most of her skin.

But with a strong family, she grew up to be a strong person

But with a strong family, she grew up to be a strong person

This is Mui, now 22 and she is one jolly person

This is Mui, now 22 and she is one jolly person

Not letting her condition take her back in anything, she works full time for people with special needs.

And guess what she does on weekends

And guess what she does on weekends

She is a referee in children's Rugby games.

Her work and efforts have been widely recognised

Her work and efforts have been widely recognised

She has raised loud voice over cyber-bullying and living with a "visible difference" and many have heard her.

"The Girl Behind The Face" is a book her father wrote

"The Girl Behind The Face" is a book her father wrote

Dedicated to her strength and spirit against the pain and so much more she has gone through which we can't even fathom.

With a great family and a greater spirit, she is known to celebrate

With a great family and a greater spirit, she is known to celebrate

Her life and every moment of it. Let us share the same spirit and liveliness this really Merry Christmas.

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