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Meet The Amazing Melaine Gaydos, Model With Ectodermal Dysplasia Taking The Fashion World By A Storm
Ectodermal Dysplasia is a medical condition that leaves one toothless and bald. In such conditions, living normally would give anyone a complex, let alone modeling. But here is Melaine Gaydos, whose bold words will tell you that nothing can come between you and your determination. Meet the model whose fans-list includes Miley Cyrus too!
27-year-old Melaine Gaydos was born with Ectodermal Dysplasia, which left her toothless and hairless right since her birth.
It also hampered the natural growth of her teeth, pores, cartilage, nails and even small bones.
Melaine, who spoke to Yahoo! Style about her conditions and her career, revealed that she initially had a tough time dealing with negative comments and obstacles when she began modeling.
Her condition of Alopecia that causes ingrown hair, affected her eyelashes too and the ignorance ended up leaving her partially blind too.
It wasn't until she was 26 that she wore her first set of false teeth. But within 8 months, she decided it wasn't a good idea after all.
She believed in being who she was than being someone people find pleasant.
People are more comfortable when I have teeth in my mouth,' she said, 'But I'm not.'
Melaine, a Connecticut native, and a successful model, has many fans and Miley Cyrus happens to be one of them as well!
Here is a video of hers that might inspire you too!
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