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Meet Melanie Gaydos, a model who is taking the fashion industry by storm, and who is also a hope for every woman fighting body images.
We live in a world that dictates the bodies of women. We have unnatural standards to keep up with in the name of beauty. It is more than obvious that our body images are hit hard, since childhood. All around we hear and start believing that we are not enough if we do not fit into a size.
Then there are models and super models whom we look up to for that perfect body, hair or teeth. They are all around us, on billboards, in television, magazines and all over the Internet.
However, beneath this entire bizarre beauty standard, there is one woman, who is living her own standards. Meet Melanie Gaydos. She suffers from a rare genetic disorder, Ectodermal Dysplasia that affects her teeth, hair and skin.
In school, she was bullied for being different. Despite all these, she stood up to be who she is, without confirming to anything. She appears to be as she is, without a wig or any enhancements. She is a model who has appeared in the ‘Mein Herz Brennt’ video. She is taking the fashion world by a storm now.
In today’s world, she stands as a hope to so many, to stand for what we are within, rather than what we look like or wear. In the video below, she talks about it all.
Proud Indian. Senior Writer at Women's Web. Columnist. Book Reviewer. Street Theatre - Aatish. Dreamer.
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