This former America’s Next Top Model contestant is not defined by her skin condition, Vitiligo, which causes patches of skin to lose their pigment. Whatever you do, don’t call Winnie Harlow brave. To her, being awarded for being ‘brave’ implies there is something wrong with her and she deserves “a pat on the back for being okay with it.” Millions of people have Vitiligo. Winnie Harlow wants to be known for her hard work and craft.
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