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Alba Parejo suffers from a rare condition called congenital melanocytic nevus. The condition causes her to have more than 500 birthmarks on her body. As you can imagine, her peers were relentlessly cruel to her because of her looks.
Surgery as a child also left her with several facial scars. Instead of letting this get her down, Parejo became a model and appeared on a local magazine in her hometown or Barcelona. Now she’s preaching self love to anyone who will listen.
Born with Birthmarks
Due to Parjeo’s condition, she was born with hundred of birthmarks that appeared all over her body.
More than 30 surgeries helped remove some of the discoloration, though it left her with large scars on parts of her body.
Among many other things, Parejo was called “dalmation” and “monster” by her peers.
As she got older, Parejo decided to embrace her looks and with positive reinforcement, she decided to enter a modeling competition.
At the same time, Parejo hoped to spread positive body image awareness for herself and others.
Parejo can be seen locally on billboards and in newspapers, proving that differences are still beautiful.
Now she’s well known for her condition and how she still feels confident about her body and how she looks.
Something to Share
It’s obvious that Parejo has something to share with the world and plenty to teach women about body confidence.
In the Eye of the Beholder
There’s no doubt that Parejo is beautiful, no matter what she’s wearing.
Showing the World
Now Parejo can show her naysayers that they were wrong about her all along.