"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

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"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

A girl with a rare disease received cruel comments on social networks from users who advised her to cut off her deformed leg. Despite this, she overcame her complexes and learned to love her body. Mahogany Geter (Mahogany Geter) became a model, and proudly poses, not hiding the 45-kilogram limb. A young American woman inspires thousands of people with disabilities and disabilities with her example. Learn more about the strong-minded beauty from our material.

A 23-year-old resident of Tennessee has congenital lymphedema. In this disease, excess fluid accumulates in the soft tissues in certain parts of the body. Mahogany's left leg was injured.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

The girl has repeatedly received caustic comments on social networks from trolls who called her "deformed" and advised to amputate a limb to look better. Over time, she learned to ignore the angry comments and fell in love with herself for who she is.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

During her childhood and adolescence, Mahogany suffered from appearance-related complexes. Later, she joined a group of people with lymphedema on social networks, where she received tremendous support. In addition, the girl was inspired by her mother. She kept telling her daughter how beautiful she was, both internally and externally.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

Now the American works as a model and is proud of her body. She doesn't hesitate to pose with a 45-kilogram leg in revealing outfits. The beauty shares inspiring photos and videos on social networks and on her personal YouTube channel. Mahogany receives a huge amount of warm words and comments of admiration from users.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

The girl's lymphedema was discovered shortly after birth, when her mother noticed that her daughter's left leg was much larger than her right. Unfortunately, this disease is still incurable, and excess fluid continues to accumulate in the limb. The condition can only be relieved by physical therapy and lymphatic drainage massage.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

Mahogany wants to convey to other people with disabilities and physical disabilities the need to accept their body and be proud of themselves. She regularly takes courses of physical therapy and leads an active lifestyle. The American woman draws, listens to music and creates content for a YouTube channel.

"Cut off your leg!": how an American woman with a 45-kilogram limb learned to love herself

To cleanse the body, the girl drinks a lot of water and avoids salty food and alcohol. Unfortunately, she often has acute inflammation in the folds of cellulite on the affected leg. Then Mahogany has to go to the hospital and undergo treatment with antibiotics.

Despite the difficulties, the beauty tries to live a full life and be strong. She focuses on her modeling career. In the future, Mahogany dreams of buying her mother a house and taking care of her family.

Disability is not a sentence if a person has great strength of spirit. A 19-year-old American defied fate by surviving a horrific truck crash. His lower body was amputated, but the guy was not going to give up and defeated death. 

Keywords: North America | Health and medicine | Fashion | Tennessee | Childhood | Model | Body | YouTube | Leg | Disease | Inspiration | Appearance | Pride | Amputation | Trolling | Comments | Beauty | Disability | Social networks | Self-confidence | Complexes

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