Woman called ‘skunk’ for the white streak in her hair and patches of white skin becomes a model



For a long time, Rebecca Heckard felt deeply insecure about the way she looked.
Rebecca was born with piebaldism, a condition that causes her to have a white streak in her hair and vitiligo-like birthmarks that look like patches of white skin.
As a child Rebecca was bullied for her looks, told she looked like a ‘skunk’ because of her white streak.
She was so embarrassed that she hid away with heavy makeup on the birthmark on her face and layers of clothing to keep the white patches on her abs and legs from showing through.
‘I was always quite timid about showing my birthmarks from... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Lifestyle, Views: 96
Source: Metro
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