Saturday, July 3, 2010

Rare Condition of Lizzie Velasquez


Lizzie Velasquez is 21 years old and lives in Austin, Texas.  She suffers from a rare condition that prevents her from gaining weight, even thought she eats up to 60 small meals and consumes between 5,000 and 8,000 calories daily. 

She was born premature at 2 lbs. 10oz and remained tiny as a child.  She has a syndrome that prevents her body from gaining weight and putting on body fat.  She

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