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A while back Aimee (32) was so de­pressed about her con­di­tion she would cry her­self to sleep at night. In Fe­bru­ary last year she was di­ag­nosed with gut­tate pso­ri­a­sis – a con­di­tion that causes red, scaly spots to form on the skin.

This type of pso­ri­a­sis is more com­mon among chil­dren and young adults.

For Aimee, her con­di­tion brought about se­vere self-con­scious­ness, which caused her to hide her face from the world and to dread go­ing out in pub­lic.

For her, tak­ing part in the protest is a way of show­ing she has ac­cepted ev­ery­thing about her­self.

“I have pso­ri­a­sis and I love my skin and my im­per­fec­tions,” she says.

“I’m pas­sion­ate about pre­vent­ing bul­ly­ing and I want peo­ple to stop tar­get­ing one an­other be­cause of their dif­fer­ences.”

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