At some stage of our lives we’ve all experienced bully from cruel kids who life to torment others, however, Libby Huffer was mocked constantly.
The 45-year-old has battled a condition where her body is covered in multiple of non-cancerous tumors.
At one point there were 6,000 tumors all over her body, not even her daughter couldn’t even hug her she was in so much pain.
This made Libby childhood very difficult for her as she suffered from a genetic neurological disorder known as neurofibromatosis.
“I have been bullied and victimized my whole life because of the bumps all over my skin, they cover me from head to toe,” she told explains.
“In school kids would pick on me all the time, they called me lizard breath and toad. I had to change my name from Elizabeth to Libby because whenever I heard my name it reminded me of being called lizard breath.”
“I am a human being too, all I want is to be adored and cared for like anyone else,” she said. “Instead of making comments, I wish people would talk to me rather than stare like I’m a circus freak, it just makes me feel really uncomfortable.
“I’m not contagious I have a neurological genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on the both inside and outside of the body wherever there are nerves present.”
A photographer, from Fort Wayne in Indiana, posted pictures online of her to highlight the condition where“The Doctors” TV show she was then offered treatment to reduce the appearance of her bumps.
After two rounds of surgery on her face the tissues that cause the growths killed off 1,000 bumps, to help reduce the scarring she then decided to have a CO2 laser surgery.
She noticed a “huge difference” in her appearance following the procedure. On The Doctors show, she surprised her the 23-year-old who was in shock from her mom’s beautiful new looks..
Watch the miracle surgery being performed below:
Help us raise awareness and provide support about the condition, Libby has created a page “Faes Of Neurofibromatosis” on Facebook where 6,000 members from all over the world follow her.
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