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Melanie Gaydos, from Connecticut, has ectodermal dysplasia, a rare genetic disorder that affects the growth of teeth, nails, pores, cartilage and bones - she is partially sighted and also suffers with alopecia

  • The 28-year-old has worked as a model for the last six years after answering an ad for 'unique models'

  • Reveals industry treated her as a 'wildcard' when she first started out and didn't always treat her with respect

  • Gaydos, who's single, says social media lets her express her true self - she has 120,000 Instagram followers

  • By Jo Tweedy For Mailonline

    Published: 11:54 BST, 14 June 2017 | Updated: 14:50 BST, 14 June 2017


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