"Giraffe Woman": an American woman stretched her neck for 5 years to become like a giraffeBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/giraffe-woman-an-american-woman-stretched-her-neck-for-5-years-to-become-like-a-giraffe
Sydney V. Smith from Los Angeles has been wearing heavy metal rings around her neck for five years, as women do in some Asian tribes. What for? It's just that since childhood, Sydney dreamed of becoming... a giraffe. Growing up, the girl decided that her crazy dream could actually be realized.
Whether she succeeded in this, and other details of the five-year experiment, you will learn from our material.
In an interview, Sydney said that even at school she was called a "giraffe girl", since she always had a long and graceful neck. But the girl always wanted more…
One day she saw photos of women from the Kayan Lakhvi tribe in Myanmar, who from early childhood had copper rings wrapped around their necks to make them longer.
In some Asian peoples, a long neck is considered the main sign of female beauty. These girls carry a heavy load on their shoulders all their lives, and every year there are more and more rings on their necks.
Inspired by their example, Sydney Smith decided that she could also lengthen her neck. The girl put metal rings on her neck and walked with them 24 hours a day for 5 years.
Gradually, she increased their number. Sydney had a maximum of 15 such rings on her neck.
But five years of torment was enough for Sydney to miss those things that she could not do, being in the rings all the time — for example, running or swimming in the sea. In addition, according to the American, the rings made her more withdrawn.
The transformation process also affected Sydney's personal life. The girl said that most of her potential partners were always interested in rings or asked to take them off when it came to meeting their parents.
But there are some advantages to this. The unusual girl quickly became a celebrity.
After five years of wearing rings, Sydney still wanted to part with them. It took her almost six months to think it over and make a final decision.
To remove the "necklace", the girl asked for the help of a friend. She applied a special chemical to the joints, which destroyed the substance binding the rings.
When the rings still managed to be removed, it turned out that Sydney's neck was not prepared for "freedom" at all. To get rid of the weakness, she had to resort to manual therapy.
In addition, because of the heavy rings on the girl's collarbones, bruises remained. Over time, they came off, Sydney admits, but at first she hid them with cosmetics.
Sydney is sure that her neck has really become longer, although orthopedic surgeon from Southern California Dr. Jonathan Nissanoff (Jonathan Nissanoff) has a completely different opinion about this:
However, whether this is true is not so important. The main thing is that Sydney is happy with her appearance and proudly calls herself a "giraffe woman".
And what do you think makes a woman attractive?
Keywords: America | Length | Woman | Giraffe | Beauty | Usa | Neck
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