Young girl, 9, walks in Paris Fashion Week after both legs amputated (Photo, Video)

Young girl, 9, walks in Paris Fashion Week after both legs amputated (Photo, Video)

- Daisy-May Demetre made history when she became the 1st double amputee to walk down the runway at Paris Fashion Week

- The 9-year-old girl suffers from fibular hemimelia and her legs were therefore amputated as a baby

-Daisy also modelled in the New York Fashion Week earlier this year, but still focuses firmly on her schoolwork

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Daisy-May Demetre made history on two occasions at Paris Fashion Week this month.

The 9-year-old girl became the youngest person ever to grace the catwalk in Paris and Daisy also became the first double amputee to ever do so.'s sister website understands this year's event took place at the top of the biggest landmark in Paris - the Eiffel Tower.

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BBC News reported that Daisy suffers from fibular hemimelia and the condition meant that she was forced to have both legs amputated as a baby.

Daisy's father, Alex, was beaming with pride after the fashion show, but he revealed that his daughter had no time to practice prior to the show.

Alex said, "She came out and posed really well, she just nailed it." also learnt that Daisy modelled at the New York Fashion Week earlier this year as well.

Daisy started modelling 18 months ago, but is still dedicated to doing well at school.

She may have been in the presence of celebrities over the weekend, but normal service was resumed when she returned to school on Monday.

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