Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

Teenage girl suffering from a rare genetic disease that led to the fact that in their 16 she looks 60, began to feel more confident after the plastic surgeon made her pioneering surgery facelift. She said that after her, she was completely transformed.

16-year-old Dawn Harstorn had to endure a lot of ridicule, and even physical violence because of their appearance. She inherited lipodystrophy - a disease due to which the skin looks wrinkled from her mother Tracy Gibson.

Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

A surgeon in the United States, having heard about Dawn asked her to perform cosmetic surgery for free. The results exceeded all expectations, the operation gave the girl self-confidence and even her boyfriend came. Now the 16-year-old Zara thinks about to go to college.

It is a remarkable metamorphosis for a teenager who once was constantly in tears. Woman are often forced to get off the bus and was accused of cheating - no one believed that it has the right to use the children's tickets. By the time Dawn was 12 years old, it has already taken for middle-aged woman, and sometimes even her mother, 17-year-old sister Chloe.

Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

Zara with her mother and her sister Chloe

But now, thanks to the successful operation, Zara feels a little different from their peers. Dr. Abhimanyu Garg (Abhimanyu Garg) told her that actually she dermatoliz aliber - even more rare condition, which in the UK suffers from a total of 30 people. This disease can lead to a shortened life expectancy, it weakens the joints, and can cause serious problems with the lungs and heart.

Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

Now Zara, dreaming that one day open a beauty salon, says that she is ready to leave the past behind and to forgive their tormentors. Self-esteem and self-confidence helped her to start a relationship with 22-year-old Ricky, which three months ago it introduced a girlfriend.

Senile curse: 16 years schoolgirl looks 60

Zara as a child

According to Zara, thanks to the support of friends and relatives, she never set out to live a happy and normal life.