Thousands of such comments robbed him of hope to live, but the love of his family kept him motivated. Photo: File
There are many people in the world who are looked down upon because of their natural defects or diseases, but if they have courage and high morale, they can convince themselves despite all the problems and difficulties.
America’s Velasquez did the same thing, who, despite being called the ugliest woman in the world, did not let her spirits down and did a feat that changed the derisive attitude of millions of people.
In an interview given to the British Broadcasting Corporation, Velasquez, 26, from the US state of Texas, said that she was born with Marfan syndrome and lipodystrophy, in which the affected patient is unable to gain weight.
She said that when she was 17 years old, she was shocked to see a video clip called “World’s Ugliest Woman” on YouTube. She had no idea that the video was related to her and that 8-second clip. His face is shown in the video, which has been viewed by more than 4 million people worldwide.
Velasquez said that when he read comments from people on the video clip, he felt there was no reason for him to be alive, asking, “Why did his parents try to keep him alive? He should be shot.” “
There were comments which, after reading them, Velasquez’s eyes darkened. Thousands of such comments robbed him of hope to live, but the love of his family kept him motivated.
At the age of 26, Velasquez had lost the sight in her right eye, weighing only 27 kilograms.
Velasquez said that most of his life was spent in the hospital, sometimes with eye surgery, sometimes with ear surgery, dental and bone disease, but courage and courage gave him the strength to face the situation. Normal was different from the children, but her parents gave her special attention and unconditional love.
Velasquez decided to do something unique with this determination and opened her own YouTube channel to tell the world the reasons behind the face of the “World’s Ugliest Woman” video. With more than 24,000 subscribers, Velasquez is passionate about ending ridicule, and her 2013 video, “How would you describe your personality?” has garnered over 7 million views on her YouTube channel. have seen
Velasquez’s life and his work against ridicule will be presented through a documentary film, the director of the film says that it is not just Velasquez’s story but the story of everyone who is ridiculed in society.
Encouraging those suffering from serious illnesses gives them new determination, while making fun of them hurts them, which leads to negative thoughts.