The Ugliest woman in the world.
Such a heart breaking story this is,can you imagine being put on a window display with millions of people looking at you and placing the most nasty comments about you? And being the dubbed the ugliest woman in the world? I don't think i could handle it personally,and kudos should be given to Lizzie Velasquez for her bravery and dignity in the way she carries on with her life despite all the persecution.When i see people like these not being recognised and i see someone like Caitlyn Jenner winning a bravery award,it shows
the world can be the most unkind place.
Lizzie Velasquez who has been labelled the 'ugliest in the world' has revealed the amazing way she tackles online bullying.
Lizzie , now 26, was born with a rare disease that makes her blind in one eye and prevents her from gaining weight.
Her life changed for ever after she stumbled across a YouTube video labelled 'the world's ugliest woman.'. Lizzie, who was just 17 at the time, was horrified to find that the girl in the clip was her.
The vicious footage was watched four million times online, with many leaving disgusting comments about Lizzie, including suggestions that she should have been killed at birth.
But inspirational Lizzie said she managed to turn the horrific comments into something positive.
She told Fox News:
"There were thousands and thousands of awful comments, all along the lines of: the world would be a better place if I weren’t in it.
"Each comment I read I felt like someone was physically putting their fist through the screen and punching me.
"I always knew I wanted to show those people that they weren’t going to define me.
"I didn’t want the definition of me that they were creating to become my truth."Lizzie has now has released a documentary to inspire others, 'A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez story'.
She also travels the world helping troubled youngsters. Lizzie said she makes others who have been bullied for the way they look feel able to seek help, or stand up to the bullies.
This sure is an inspirational story,the world is so unfair..bless Lizzie Velasquez.