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Meet The 10-Year-Old Girl With Vitiligo Who's Making Waves As A Model

Shine on, Star!

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When Star was six years old, she was diagnosed with the skin condition vitiligo.

Vitiligo "causes the loss of skin color in blotches," according to Mayo Clinic, and it "occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or stop functioning."


But with role models like her mom, big sister, and model Winnie Harlow, who also has vitiligo, Star learned to embrace her skin and its "love spots."

Winnie Harlow actually surprised April on an episode of The Real.

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