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She Was Bullied And Called The World's Ugliest Woman But She Proved Everyone Wrong

"The only way I could show those people that they were not going to become my definition and my truth was to somehow make myself better."- Lizzie Velasquez

Getting bullied is painful, and we all have been there. But some people don't take it as such a bad thing. They make the hatred and the pain their strength.

Here we are talking about a 26-year-old inspiring woman called, Lizzie Velasquez. She was born with the neonatal progeroid syndrome. For many years, doctors failed to discover what severe syndrome she was growing up with, there was no symptoms, no clues. Doctors even told Lizzie's parents that she would never be able to walk or speak. Later Velasquez finally got to know about her rare genetic disorder; it gives her an aged appearance, also affects her face, eyes, muscle tone, brain, and heart. It prevents her from gaining weight even if she eats 60 times-a-day. Fortunately today, she can walk and speak too; she proved all the reports wrong.

When she was 17, one of her friend posted a video. The video went viral, she got millions of views and a lot of hate comments from strangers, some of them asked her to die because she is ugly. Whenever she would go out, people stopped in their mid- conversation and stared at her. One day, baby Lizzie asked her parents, what's wrong with her? How is she different from the others? To her questions her mom and dad said; there's nothing wrong with you, you're just special. 

With her family's tremendous support and love, she started developing confidence. In one of her talk shows, Velasquez said, "The five of us are very close. We're a team. And together this team helped me start to realize that we really do have two options in life. We can either decide to feel sorry for ourselves and throw the biggest pity party in the world and just be stuck in it -- or there's this whole other side with everything that we do have in our lives." 

Even after so many nasty comments about her, she doesn't lose her hope indeed, she converted all those comments to her strength. Now she is an accomplished motivational speaker. She also has given speeches at TEDx, Austin. Apart part from this, soon you will see her life Journey in an upcoming documentary "A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story."

She Was Bullied And Called The World's Ugliest Woman But She Proved Everyone Wrong

She Was Bullied And Called The World's Ugliest Woman But She Proved Everyone Wrong

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Meet Lizzie Velasquez, she is the most beautiful woman on the earth

Meet  Lizzie Velasquez, she is the most beautiful woman on the earth

She is Inspiring millions!

She is Inspiring millions!

Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare syndrome.

Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare syndrome.

It is hard for the 63lb woman to gain weight

It is hard for the 63lb woman to gain weight

She is blind from one eye.

She is blind from one eye.

At the age of 17 her video 'The World's Ugliest Woman' went viral.

At the age of 17 her video 'The World's Ugliest Woman' went viral.

Strangers bullied her, telling her to put a gun to her head and kill herself.

Strangers bullied her, telling her to put a gun to her head and kill herself.

Still she was fighting with the world. Even in school her classmates never really talked to her. They were afraid of her appearance.

Still she was fighting with the world. Even in school her classmates never really talked to her. They were afraid of her appearance.

Her life changed after that video. The hate became her strength.

Her life changed after that video. The hate became her strength.

She reads every single comment, thinking there would be one person taking up a stand for her but she was wrong.

She reads every single comment, thinking there would be one person taking up a stand for her but she was wrong.

She used to eat this all to gain weight. Unfortunately she failed.

She used to eat this all to gain weight. Unfortunately she failed.

She has a loving and caring family. With their support she started to improve and fight back.

She has a loving and caring family. With their support she started to improve and fight back.

And now she is a TED Talk motivational speaker, along with this she has published three books.

And now she is a TED Talk motivational speaker, along with this she has published three books.

After her wildly successful show, that was viewed over eight million times, now she has become a celebrity.

If her story inspires you please share it. Let her voice be heard.

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