What’s Wrong with This Teenager’s Picture? | An Aspiring Model’s Near-Death Experience
This is the story of a girl who just wanted to become a Victoria’s Secret model but ended up on her deathbed.
How far would a teenager go to look like the stunning models on glossy magazines and fashion shows? Though many would aspire to look like these Barbie-like creatures, most would not act on it as extremely as this teen from Australia.
Christie Swadling began dieting at the age of twelve, aside from spending some four hours doing various forms of exercise – just so she could look like model Miranda Kerr, her idol. Just as you might already have suspected, by the time she was 16, she looked like a stick.
Then, she collapsed on her 17th birthday because of severe malnutrition. She was just moments away from death…
Watch her story here: