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'World's Ugliest Woman' Pursues Anti-Bullying Film
ABC News ^ | May 23, 2014 | By ENRIQUE LOPETEGUI

Posted on 05/23/2014 3:35:20 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

In December 2013, she inspired millions with her TED Talk. Now Lizzie Velasquez, once called "the world's ugliest woman," hopes to reach an even-wider audience through an anti-bullying documentary about her story.

"I know what it is to be bullied and what is to be bullied online, and I want to be the protector of those who think it won't get better," said Velasquez, 25, who has a rare disease that makes it impossible for her to gain weight. She has never weighed more than 64 pounds and is blind in one eye

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1 posted on 05/23/2014 3:35:20 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I was expected (with great trepidation) to see a photo of Helen Thomas.


2 posted on 05/23/2014 3:37:01 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

expecting not expected DOH!


3 posted on 05/23/2014 3:37:22 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

lol!


4 posted on 05/23/2014 3:41:04 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ve seen uglier than that.


5 posted on 05/23/2014 3:42:57 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
She is NOT the world's ugliest woman.

And as for her being "bullied," tough crap. Grow up and get over yourself.

6 posted on 05/23/2014 3:45:47 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah, but Geddy can still put on a good show.


7 posted on 05/23/2014 3:45:53 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ve dated worse.


8 posted on 05/23/2014 3:47:14 PM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All
Where's that Helen Thomas Picture?
(warning: close your eyes, If anyone posts it)
"If she swam in an ocean; Her living Bra, would commit suicide"

9 posted on 05/23/2014 3:47:54 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
She is not ugly, she is ill.
There are some really ugly people in congress who have no such excuse.
They are ugly on the inside, all the way through.
Lizzie seems a nice person. That's more important than looks.

10 posted on 05/23/2014 3:48:35 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Gamecock

Seriously, I’ve woken up with worse AND heavier.


11 posted on 05/23/2014 3:48:48 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: AppyPappy

Damn you! Stole my line! Me too!! Lol. It was still some good times!

Sailor + alcohol + last call and away we go!!


12 posted on 05/23/2014 3:50:05 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Hideous beastie.

New Haven voters are sick

13 posted on 05/23/2014 3:51:07 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The message should be simple for anyone. Choose to be a survivor and not a victim. Survivors pick themselves up, carry on and endure. Victims whine, want, and in most cases, demand special treatment.


14 posted on 05/23/2014 3:51:17 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: rdl6989
"with great trepidation"
same here...
(*experience* but, I got MY eyewash!)

15 posted on 05/23/2014 3:52:25 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

When I was on liberty, there were guys who called that “hog hunting”.


16 posted on 05/23/2014 3:54:55 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Not the ugliest. I seen worse. Hell, I’ve DONE worse. She’s no Heidi Klum, I warrant.


17 posted on 05/23/2014 3:56:03 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Cicero

Hell, Harry Reid is an uglier woman.


18 posted on 05/23/2014 3:56:41 PM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: SoCal Pubbie

LOL and he’s a bully too.


19 posted on 05/23/2014 4:01:21 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She’s up there, but I’ve seen worse. Nearly all liberals, of course.


20 posted on 05/23/2014 4:01:47 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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