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Viral Support for Meme Victim Hitting back at Body-Shamers

Hitting back at Body-Shamers
Written by Scott Robert

A female who’s in a meme mocking her appearance, has already established thousands of emails of support after getting in touch with for people to avoid posting these pictures.
Lizzie Velasquez is a motivational loudspeaker who have given TED talks and has a large number of followers.
She was born with a uncommon, inherited condition which means her body struggles to store fat.
“I’m writing this post not as someone who is a sufferer but as a person who is utilizing their voice.
“No matter what we look like or what size we are, at the end of the day we all have been human being,” she wrote on Instagram.

Viral Support for Meme Victim

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Aswell as Lizzie, other memes feature plus-size women, the elderly and those with a disfigurement.
A true number of Facebook pages appear to be in charge of creating and sharing the images, which require people to tag a close friend with the name described in the meme.
“I ask that you keep that at heart next time you visit a viral meme of an arbitrary stranger,” she said.
“At that time you might find it hilarious however the human in the photography is probably feeling the exact opposite.”

As well to be unable to store fat in her body Lizzie suffers form another serious health too.
Called Marfan symptoms, it can affect the length of a person’s limbs and their physique.
“It’s very past due at night as I type this but I really do in order a reminder that the innocent people that are being devote these memes are probably up just as late scrolling through Facebook and being something that we wouldn’t wish on my most severe adversary,” she had written in her public media post.

Hitting back at Body-Shamers

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Her post about the meme has since been distributed thousands of times on Instagram and Facebook, with many comments praising her words.
It also looks one of the categories accountable for promoting these varieties of images has been shut down by Facebook, after users made multiple claims about it.

About the author

Scott Robert

Scott Robert is the senior reporter for JBH News Games & Tech section. He is graduated from York College, City University of New York in 2012.