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“I Never Saw Models with My (Rare 1 in 100,000) Skin Condition So I Became One’’ – Jeyza Gary

Credit Photo: Sophie Kietzmann

Jayzy Gary, born with a skin a condition known as #lamellarichthyosis shares her story how she became a model despite her ordeal. 

She narrated the pains she has been through while growing up differently, hinting that it transformed her into the wonderful soul she is now.

According to her, the lamellarichthyosis condition which she picked from her parents having abnormal chromosome, only affect about one in 100,000 people

Credit Photo: Maxim Vakhovskiy
Credit Photo: Sophie Kietzmann

“Growing up, I had no idea I’d be as resilient as I am today. Shame, embarrassment and insecurities embraced me the way I wished my peers would. I have never seen anyone like myself growing up. So, I decided to become an example without a guide. My skin encompasses the strength of all the pain ridicule provides.

It’s something so beautiful, so unique and so authentic. I couldn’t ever imagine a life where I wasn’t myself and I’m glad I don’t have to. I’m grateful to be me.”⁠ – Jeyźa – @lyricallydiverse, Ichthyosis model .

If that doesn’t tear you up nothing will. She is now signed to We Speak Models in Italy, See the works of the aspiring model below.

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