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Lizzie Velasquez

Once Called 'World's Ugliest Woman,' Inspirational Woman Now Creating An Anti-Bullying Movie

AP | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In December 2013, she inspired millions with her TED Talk. Now Lizzie Velasquez, once called "the world's ugliest woman," hopes...

From Ugliest Woman in the World to the Most Beautiful -- Lizzie Velasquez's Inspiring Story

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.07.2014 | Good News
Shira Lazar

In the debut episode of our new series #GetHappy, Lizzie Velasquez dished on how to stay ahead of the haters and live a happy, positive life.

WATCH: This Inspirational Woman Empowers Others To Be Great Public Speakers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact

Lizzie Velasquez knows what it means to have all eyes on her. She suffers from a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight, and has caus...

The Question My Daughter Has To Learn To Answer

Nicole Scott | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents
Nicole Scott

We choose. We decide. We define who we are and what we are capable of. And when we define ourselves -- it's when we really shine.

Labeled 'World's Ugliest Woman,' Motivational Speaker Turns Hate Into Love

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Lizzie Velasquez is one of three known people in the world who suffers from a rare syndrome, which prevents her from gaining weight and has caused bli...

'Maybe You Should Stop Staring And Start Learning'

Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living

Twenty-three-year-old Lizzie Velasquez was born without any adipose tissue -- meaning she has no fat on her body. As a result, she weighs just 58 ...

Lizzie Velasquez, 56-Pound Woman, Must Eat Every 15 Minutes To Stay Alive (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Lizzie Velasquez suffers from a rare disorder and must eat every 15 minutes to stay alive. Velasquez, a 21-year-old Texan, is unable to put on weight...