Her name is Melanie Gaydos, she's a brave woman who faced the fashion industry and won. This American is just 28 years old. She has a genetic disorder called ectodermal dysplasia, from which she suffers from the day she was born. This rare genetic condition prevents teeth, nails, pores, cartilage and bones from developing. Despite being stigmatized all her life by her appearance, she decided that her illness was not going to limit her and four years ago she raised as a model. See some of her incredible pictures. You go girl, keep shining like the bright star you are.