Gorgeous Girl With a 100-lb Leg Inspires People To Embrace Their Uniqueness

The aspiring model, Mahogany Geter, was born with a rare condition that resulted in her having a 100-lb leg.

Mahogany Geter was born with a rare condition that left her with a 100-lb leg, leading to significant struggles in her life.

However, Mahogany's life took a positive turn when an agency offered her a modeling opportunity. She began promoting body positivity and encouraging everyone to embrace their uniqueness!

Mahogany was born with a rare condition

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Mahogany resides in Tennessee. She was born with a rare condition known as lymphedema, which leads to swelling due to the accumulation of excess fluids in the body's soft tissue. This condition resulted in Geter having a 100-lb leg.

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Following her diagnosis, Mahogany faced significant difficulty walking due to the condition. "It drains my energy, of course, because it's an extra 100 pounds," Mahogany stated. She undergoes extensive physiotherapy and massages to manage the fibrosis in her leg.

Struggles and difficulties while growing up

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She discussed her challenges during her upbringing: "I've experienced a lot of depression because you're a young child, and you have numerous adults staring at you. I would say it probably affects you more mentally and emotionally," Mahogany expressed.

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Mahogany shared: "As a child, I never felt attractive. I felt unattractive, like a freak of nature, and cried in private so many times." She declined every surgery recommended by doctors and embraced herself just as she was.

Her modeling journey started in 2017

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Mahogany was employed at Walmart. Her life took a positive turn when she was offered a modeling opportunity in 2017. A photographer spotted her, and she agreed to let him photograph her. "I thought, 'I'm getting older now, maybe it's time I start showcasing my full body,' and hopefully, by doing so, I can inspire someone else," Mahogany remarked.

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Mahogany was spotlighted in a YouTube video that quickly went viral, marking the beginning of her flourishing career. Her social media presence surged with numerous followers almost instantly. "Primarily, I've received a lot of positive feedback, and what resonates with me the most is that it uplifts people who also struggle with self-esteem," Mahogany expressed.

She wants everyone to embrace their uniqueness

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Mahogany maintains a positive outlook and encourages others to do the same. Her goal is for individuals to embrace their distinctive attributes. Mahogany advocates for body positivity and inspires people to embrace self-love. "Online, people have been incredibly kind and supportive towards me. It's not all about trolling and negativity," she remarked.

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"If I ever achieve great success, I aspire to purchase a home for my mother and support my family. After that, I'll devote myself to raising awareness about lymphedema, as a way of giving back to all those who have shown me kindness," Mahogany stated.

Her journey has inspired many.

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Mahogany has grown stronger through her struggles, using her condition to inspire others. "For the longest time, I felt incredibly low about myself, but as I grew older and received immense support from the online lymphedema community and my mom, who is my inspiration, I came to realize how beautiful I am. Not just in appearance, but as a person," she shared.

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