Her video became very popular only because she labeled herself as the ugliest 24 year old woman in the world due to a rare disease that causes early aging and preventing body fat to accumulate, there for never ever gaining weight and becoming very fragile and skeletal like.
With the help and support of her family Lizzie Velasquez never gave in to despair or the offensive stares from strangers. On the contrary she was determined to accomplish her dreams and graduated from university and now she is a spokesperson for building confidence and never giving up on your goals no matter what the circumstances may be.
She published her book “Be beautiful, Be you”, addressing how to overcome negativity and hatred.
If you haven’t seen or heard Lizzie before, we invite you to one of her motivational lectures.
HOW DO YOU DEFINE YOURSELF