The Most Beautiful Ugly Person in the World


By: Nikki Nies

Not only is the word ugly such a cruel, mean word, but to throw that word around to describe some one is one of the lowest lows. With a country obsessed with image and beauty, there’s too much emphasis on outward beauty. Lizzie Velazquez, a 24 year old women, has been labeled as the ugliest women in the world.

Lizzie’s only 1 of 3 Americans that has a rare disorder that does not allow her to gain weight and made her blind in her left eye. While she could be down about her situation, she has turned it into an opportunity to talk about her struggles and ability to overcome bullying.

Lizzie’s story is an inspiration for all. I would be lying if I said I didn’t care about what I look like, but spending more time honing in on innate traits can help someone be more confident and comfortable in his or her skin. Check out Lizzie’s motivational speech and next time you’re feeling sorry for yourself, look to her for strength!

Sources: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/07/lizzie-velasquez_n_4550829.html

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