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As for Harlow, the Canadian model and former America's Next Top Modelcontestant has the skin condition vitiligo.
McDaniel was diagnosed with vitiligo, a disorder that causes patches of his skin to lose color.
Two years ago, the gene didn’t even have a name, but it was linked to vitiligo—a condition where people develop white patches on dark skin.
There are models in hijabs, models with vitiligo, models with physical disabilities.
Along with walking countless runways, nabbing campaigns for Diesel, Desigual and Nike, and making an appearance in Beyoncé's Lemonade, the model has also been outspoken about her vitiligo, a condition that causes the loss of skin color in patches.
The team is also interested in seeing whether this process could benefit people with skin conditions like vitiligo, an autoimmune disease where parts of the skin stop producing melanin, causing a patchy appearance.
The album art features Yachty in the center of a movie theater, surrounded by people not normally represented in the media: a girl afflicted with vitiligo, an albino boy and -- perhaps the most controversial -- a young gay couple making out.
More women dispelling beauty myths: Now, learn how one woman learned to embrace her vitiligo:
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Origin and Etymology of vitiligo
First Known Use: circa 1842See Words from the same year
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