Vitiligo: Who, What, Why? Chantelle Explains

Chantelle Winnie Harlow Model Vitiligo Chantelle Young,  is one of finalists on the forthcoming series of the modelling talent show the Next America's Top Model, to compete for the honor of being next "it girl" in the modeling world. Chantelle (also known as Winnie Harlow) is the first in the show's history to suffer from vitiligo. 

This neglected, under diagnosed, debilitating skin disease affects nearly 100 million people worldwide, including courageous famous people who has to face vitiligo in the public eye.

Chantelle says, 'I am the underdog and I want to prove that one can follow one’s dreams despite all the flaws and setbacks.'

Jamaica Gleaner, DailyMailOnline, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post (UK and Canada), MTV, WCNC, Vogue, Time have covered this incredible story in the last two months. 

BBC UK Magazine Monitor run a story on vitiligo just recently and BBC radio interview featured Chantelle and Ogo Maduewesi from VITSAF in the radio show aired today, on June 1st, 2014.

Read our previous posts about beautiful Chantelle Brown Young and her journey to one of the most sought-after platforms in the American fashion industry >>>

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