Young Winnie Harlow with no vitiligo
She was diagnosed with a skin condition called vitiligo at the age of four. She was bullied during her childhood days, she was called names likes "cow" "zebra" and many other abusive names.
Winnie after she was diagnosed with vitiligo
Body shaming from other kids made her change schools numerous times, at a point in time, she tried committing suicide.
Currently 26 years old, she's now a successful model and a star. Her success as a model has served as an inspiration to many that beauty does not rely on skin color.
She was a contestant at the 21st cycle of America's Next Top Model in 2014. In 2016, she was featured in a sprite commercial, she was also chosen as one of BBC's 100 women. She has also featured on the cover of many Magazines, she modeled at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2018, and many more.
A decade ago, she was body-shamed, mocked, and bullied, but now she has over 8 million Instagram followers. She's followed by Nicki Minaj, Tonto Dike, and many others.
Check out some photos from her Instagram uploads.
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