michael jackson

‘I noticed a line emerging under my nail. It quickly passed to each finger. I was the ugly girl turning white.’: Woman with vitiligo shows her ‘true beauty’ after 32 years of hiding, ‘no longer lives life in the shadows’

“It was spreading FAST to my feet, my mouth, my gums. My insecurities even faster. My parents never asked me how I felt. They just handed me a tube of foundation and told me to keep my secret hidden. I was the only girl in 6th grade wearing makeup. They called me panda bear, monster, dalmatian, and oreo. I didn’t want to wear it. I had no choice.”

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