Worlds most beautiful woman not by face but surely by heart Lizzie Velasquez. Lizzie was born on March 13, 1989, in Austin, Texas. She was born four weeks prematurely, her birth weight was only 1.219 kilograms (2 pounds, 10 ounces) with a rare genetic disorder that greatly affects her appearance and health. She is only one of three people in the entire world that have the genetic disorder. Marfan and lipodystrophy - she is unable to gain weight, no matter how much she eats and she is also blind in her right eye, which began to cloud over when she was 4 and She is also is visually impaired in her left eye.
Lizzie knew that she was different but her supportive family and her strong sense of self, it wasn’t until her later teen years that Velasquez realized just how cruel others could be. Throughout her life, she experienced both bullying a number of additional health problems but when she was 17. she found a video labeled "World's Ugliest Woman" posted on YouTube in 2006. but she's come to see it as a 'blessing' and after that Lizzie has spoken out against bullying. She was just a high school student at this time in 2006.
After that video, She used this experience to become a YouTube star and motivational speaker. She is still impacting the world by sharing her story and spreading a message of body positivity and anti-bullying and then In 2006, she started her own YouTube channel to let people know there was a real person behind the “World’s Ugliest Woman” video and her YouTube videos have received over 54 million views.
Lizzie has also written two books directed at teenagers, which share personal stories and offer advice. Be Beautiful, Be You (2012) shares her journey "to discover what truly makes us beautiful, and teaches readers to recognize their unique gifts and blessings" and another book, Choosing Happiness (2014), talks about some of the obstacles she has faced and how she "learned the importance of choosing to be happy when it's all too easy to give up.
She stated, “I’ve seen a ton of memes like this all over @facebook recently. I’m writing this post not as someone who is a victim but as someone who is using their voice.” She continued, “Yes, it’s very late at night as I type this but I do so as a reminder that the innocent people that are being put in these memes are probably up just as late scrolling through Facebook and feeling something that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy.”
Her life-based documentary "A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez story" comprises of her Inspiring 26-year-old journey and film has won 8 awards at film festivals around the world and still without a doubt, her story and anti-bullying message have and will continue to save lives.