I have found a new way to define beauty and no matter the social construct of what beautiful is, I am beautiful. The patches began emerging in places that I could no longer hide and upon seeking another doctor’s opinion, it was discovered that I had vitiligo. Notably, vitiligo is not contagious. “Still a novice at the new workplace, I met the founder of Vitiligo Ambassadors, Wangui Njee who has continued to empower and mentor me. When I get stares from strangers, I take the step of engaging them in a conversation and explaining what vitiligo is all about.
Source: Daily Nation January 12, 2019 06:22 UTC