Melanie Gaydos could have easily blamed her fate given the circumstances she had to fight, but rather she chose a road less travelled!
She is a 28-year-old American model with a genetic disorder called “ectodermal dysplasia”. This rare genetic condition prevents teeth, nails, pores, cartilage and bones from developing.
But, she decided to use this ‘obstacle’ in her path to her advantage and since past four years, Melanie is working as a model in the fashion industry, a place where beauty is supposedly stereotyped.
Here is how she changed the definition of beauty for us:
Way to go, Melaine!
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