Skin: Living With A Visible Difference

1Xtra Talks with Richie Brave

By BBC Radio 1Xtra

Skin: Living With A Visible Difference

Tuesday, 9 July

Research by the British Skin Foundation has found that 60% of people currently suffer from or have suffered from a skin disease. The charity Changing Faces has found that 1 in 3 people feel depressed, sad or anxious as a result of having a visible difference. Reece Parkinson meets three young people who all have a skin condition or skin difference. Alec King is a model and has the autoimmune disorder Vitiligo. Cheryl Shaw was born with Congenital Malanocytic Naevus, a rare condition which causes large moles to grow all over the body. Raiche Mederick is a burns survivor.
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