Teen with 100s of birthmarks beats bullies to embrace beauty

Young woman was born with a nevus birthmark stretching over 80 percent of her body.

A teenage girl nicknamed ‘spotty dog’ by school bullies has embraced the hundreds of birthmarks that cover her entire face and body. 19-year-old Ciera Swaringen, of Rockwell, North Carolina, USA was born with mole-like birthmarks that spread from her head to her toes. Ciera’s rare skin condition affects just one in 500,000 people and covers 70 percent of her body – with the largest mark stretching from her lower thighs to her navel. Since a child, the pretty teen has endured cruel taunts from strangers, but has now grown to love her unique appearance. …

 

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