Saturday, July 3, 2010

MFS - Strange But True - People 15


Updated on MFS - Strange But True - People 15

Lizzie Velasquez.

Because of her syndrome Lizzie Velasquez is not able to gain weight. She is 21 years old right now and only weighs about 60 lbs. She has zero percent body fat as well. She is also blind in one eye and has limited vision in the other. It is so rare that it is -to this day- undiagnosed. There are only 3 people in the world including Lizzie who have it. Some researchers believe that there may be a link between Lizzie's syndrome and Progeria but so far this work remains speculative.Read more about this courageous young woman on MFS,with 1 videoclip.

1 comment:

  1. Often we want to be weak ... but, really .... sorry for her, frankly. Poor girl!!!

    Have a nice Monday!



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