19-year-old Chantelle Brown-Young may just be the world’s first and only model with vitiligo, a condition that causes depigmentation of the skin. You may have also heard that one of the world’s greatest pop icon – Michael Jackson – had it. Vitiligo is caused by a malfunctioning immune system. It has no cure to date, […]
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@winnieharlow/Instagram “A lot of people have a story and a background, but mine is painted on my body,” Chantelle Brown-Young said in her America’s Next Top Model audition tape. Simply put, she’s different: at around four years old, Brown-Young was diagnosed with vitiligo, a condition that causes patchy depigmentation of the skin. I need to accept it, embrace it and enjoy it,” Brown-Young told the New York Post.