- A beautiful woman who was born with lymphoedema in her left leg has been inspiring many people
- The condition, which has resulted in her one leg weighing 45kg, has not stopped her from pursuing her modelling dream
- The young woman has made it her mission to inform people on the condition as well as spread positivity around it
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A beautiful young woman called Mahogany Geter from Tennesse was born with a condition called lymphoedema that has caused her left leg to grow exponentially. Despite having a leg that weighs a whopping 45kg, Geter remains optimistic about her life and her condition.
In a recent interview, the young stunner explained how she had stopped socialising and felt truly alone like she was the only person in the world who was suffering from the unfortunate condition.
"Growing up, of course I was depressed. I pretty much felt like God had cursed me and I used to cry all the time," she said in a The Sun article.
Geters also reveals that trolls have tried to break her down by telling her to rather have the leg removed but their cruel comments are something she has learned to ignore, reports a You article.
She now spends her days educating and informing people about the condition. She also reveals that she is an inspiring model and has already accumulated almost 10k followers on Instagram where many of her followers shower her with support.
YEN News also reported that Somizi Mhlongo's daughter, Bahumi, has revealed that she suffers from lymphoedema in one leg. The actress and reality television star was confident and open enough to post a picture of the leg. Bahumi wrote:
"Being herself was her truest form of worship."
Her right leg being noticeably larger than the other prompted one fan to ask about it: "Why is one leg big another one small? Is it the angle of the camera?" while another asked:
"The result is your part of your body will swell. Some people have it in one arm or one leg and there is no cure for this. I know cause I have it on my right leg, same as Bahumi."
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