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Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Woman with vitiligo turns her skin condition into a work of art
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Ashley Soto was 12 years old when she was diagnosed with vitiligo, a disease that causes the skin to lose pigment. Within months of her diagnosis, the condition spread to 75 per cent of her body — leaving her suffering with crippling insecurities ...


KABC-TV

Boy meets dog with same skin condition
KABC-TV
It turned out they aren't just cute spots. Rowdy has a rare skin disorder called vitiligo. "The skin will develop a patch of pink or white, but it will lighten the skin in that area," Umbenhower said. More than 2,000 miles away in Arkansas, Carter was ...
Arkansas 8-year-old befriends dog with same rare skin disorderFOX 61
Boy, 8, befriends dog with same rare skin disorderMy Fox Boston
A Boy Befriended a Dog With the Same Rare Skin Condition as HimGoodHousekeeping.com
WspyNews (press release) (registration) -6abc.com
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WKYC-TV

Ark. boy with rare skin disorder traveling to Oregon to meet dog with same disorder
WKYC-TV
He's helping kids cope with a rare skin disorder. 8-year-old Carter Blanchard is living with a rare disease called Vitiligo. An autoimmune disorder where the body attacks pigments in the skin thinking it's a foreign object. “I'm a person with Vitiligo ...
Connected through spots: Arkansas boy gets to meet Oregon dog ...KATU
Boy with skin disorder befriends spotted dog | 6abc.com6abc.com
Boy and dog share bond of rare skin conditionWBAY
FOX 61 -yourcentralvalley.com
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SHEmazing

This girl uses her vitiligo to create body positive works of ART
SHEmazing
Ash Soto is a Florida-based artist who uses her own body as a canvas. The reason for her artistic endeavours? The fact that she has vitiligo, for which she was plagued by bullies her entire life. Now Ash is reclaiming her body for herself by displaying ...


Irish Examiner

Natural health: Vitiligo - white patches on the skin
Irish Examiner
Q. I have developed white patches on my arms, that my naturopath tells me are vitiligo. I have checked it out on the internet and some of the images are really concerning me. The patches are only small right now, but I need to stop them from developing ...


PagalParrot

This Girl Turns Her Vitiligo Into Amazing Art
PagalParrot
Ash Soto was diagnosed with vitiligo when she was 12. She began to feel ashamed as her vitiligo started spreading. She felt awkward when a little girl asked her if she was showered in bleach. Now 21-year-old embraces her skin despite of feeling ashamed.


The Independent

Woman bullied for vitiligo turns her skin into works of art
The Independent
A young woman who was bullied for her vitiligo has learned to appreciate the beauty of her skin by transforming it into art. At 12-years-old, Ashley Soto was diagnosed with the condition that causes the loss of skin pigment in blotches and within ...
This Woman Uses Her Vitiligo To Create Body Art & The Results Are AmazingBustle
This Woman With Vitiligo Claps Back At Bullies By Turning Her Skin Into A Work Of ArtsoFeminine.co.uk
Meet the woman that is artistically embracing her skin disorderEast Coast Radio

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Bustle

This Woman Uses Her Vitiligo To Create Body Art & The Results Are ...
Bustle
In recent years, there's been an exciting, invigorating, and totally necessary movement in body positivity — and that includes skin conditions. Florida woman ...

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CU Anschutz Today (press release)

Geneticist still pushes limits in lab and in life
CU Anschutz Today (press release)
Spritz, 66, is one of the world's leading vitiligo researchers. For almost two decades, he's been conducting groundbreaking work understanding the genetics behind the skin pigmentation disorder that causes white patches to appear on the face, body and ...


KATU

Connected through spots: Oregon dog inspires kids to love their skin
KATU
“Carter was diagnosed and got Vitiligo the exact same month and year that rowdy did,” Carter's mom Stephanie Adcock said. She said her son struggled on a daily basis with every new spot that appeared on his face. “I used to pick up Carter from school ...

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