When it comes to situations you face in life, there’s nothing too good or too bad. But there are times you get to face the worst. During your teenage, you may have faced situations where you find it difficult to accept yourself and have issues in self-confidence. Here’s a story of a woman who had faced such a situation.
Stephanie Yashimura is a girl from Rio De Janeiro had been 14 years old when she had first spotted a white spot in the skin around her eye. And when she had consulted the doctor and they had said that she has vitiligo. It is a disease present in the skin that drops melanin and due to it, white spots appear on the skin. And afterward, she had had difficulties with confidence and self-acceptance.
#1 To gain back the lost confidence she had started modeling
#2 At the age of 14 she had found that she has the vitiligo condition
#4 It is a disease in the skin which occurs due to a lack of melanin pigment
#5 To stop getting the attention she had even worn long-sleeved clothes
#6 She had tried many remedies to cure it but had not been successful
#7 When she had become 20 almost 80% of her body had been white-colored
#9 she had decided to accelerate her vitiligo transition
Stephanie had said that she underwent treatments to accelerate the disease and that she went all white. She had said that her birth color is dark and there are only stains left from her real birth color. And had said that she realized that it was silly of her not to show her more with the stains, the real way she is.
#11 She had kept her dark marks as she had realized that she was erasing her own identity
#12 She had been invited by a local makeup artist for a photoshoot in 2020 and she had said okay to it
#14 She had gained the confidence to pursue modeling through encouragements
#17 She helps others who suffer from vitiligo by posting her pictures online
Stephanie had also said that when she thinks about today she’s happy and secure. Had said that she feels beautiful and that she wants to be an example for other people who suffer from vitiligo.
#19 Now she’s a very happy and proud person and even inspire others
Now she is 28 years old and is a radio technician. It has been 14 years since her vitiligo condition and now she’s a very different person. She’s not different for her looks but for the positive change, she’s brought to her life. She models so that the others who have similar issues get encouraged too.
#21 She had changed her life very positively
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I have been into reading, creative writing, learning different languages from my young age. Also, I’m really fond of calligraphy which I have participated in competitions and won. I was an athlete while I was schooling and I have excelled in the events I did. I have passed my O/levels and did my A/levels in the Physical science stream. Even though my passion for reading and writing never ended. Keep Reading! Keep Learning!