American non-fiction writer whose works add a 2010 autobiography along with a 2012 motivational work entitled End up being Beautiful, End up being You. She became well-known for being among only a small number of people on the planet to have problems with an unnamed condition that led to her having nobody extra fat whatsoever. A motivational loudspeaker, she became known on her behalf anti-bullying activism. She went to Texas State University or college. She and her two more youthful siblings were created in Austin, Tx to Guadalupe and Rita Velasquez. Her strange disease shared many key features with progeria, a disorder resulting in early aging and loss of life that affected tv documentary subject matter Sam Berns.