Lizzie Velasquez, 26, grew up accepting that she was the same as the various kids her age but a solitary stare ate at her, and one could already see the big difference. Conceived with an inborn malady so uncommon, Lizzie didn’t have anyone fat regardless of her 5′ 2″ height. She imparted a few qualities to individuals with progeria, involving wrinkly skin and poor immune system. She is visually impaired in one eye and the other doesn’t have the ideal vision.
How her condition influenced the others got to be much more evident when, one day, while attempting to look for music in YouTube, she saw a feature entitled “Ugliest Woman in the World.” She was embarrassed when she began seeing her own particular picture on the screen. To aggravate things even, she turned into a moment subject to trolls and online bullies who left hurtful comments like how she ought to murder herself or why her guardians didn’t end her from the beginning.
It’s simple for somebody to feel so grief stricken and lose all inspiration, and beyond any doubt enough, Lizzie ended up closing whatever remains of the world. In any case she later lifted herself up and battled all the bullies the most ideal way imaginable.
In 2013, she talked before many youngsters in TEDx Youth held in Austin, Texas. She went ahead to distribute books including Be Beautiful, Be You. She is at present a motivational speaker who voyages all around the nation talking against tormenting and has battled to the U.S. Congress for the section of what could be the first government law against bullying.
Furthermore she’s simply launched a full documentary on Saturday, March 14, entitled A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story. Coordinated by Sarah Hirsh Bordo, this narrative covers her astounding adventure from turning into a victimized person to a legend for all the tormented individuals around the globe. In spite of the fact that she is the center of her story, she accepts that the message echoes for everybody.
Lizzie accepts that being a harassing lobbyist is her purpose in life and that her most prominent gift is really having the disorder.