Michelle Mosalakae shares proud message in honour of #AlbinismAwarenessDay

Michelle Mosalakae shares proud message in honour of #AlbinismAwarenessDay

Michelle Mosalakae took to her social media account to share an inspiring message in honour of the Albinism Awareness Day, which took place on Wednesday, 13 June.

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The annual Albinism Awareness Day was instituted by the United Nations in 2013 to raise awareness of albinism, as well as to prevent attacks and stop discrimination against people living with the disorder.

One of South Africa's most famous celebs living with Albinism is Michelle Mosalakae, who took to Twitter to voice her opinion on the International Albinism Awareness Day.

"Today I stand proud of the woman I am and the woman I will still become because of AND in spite of my Albinism. #AlbinismAwarenessDay", she captioned a stunning photo of herself.

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She continued by posting more tweets to raise awareness about what Albinism is and hos it affects people's lives.

Mosalakae is living proof that albinism does not mean one can not succeed. Her life and career can be used as an inspiration to other living with the same disorder.

And, she is not the only South African celeb who has Albinism, so as part of #AlbinismAwarenessDay, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at a two other famous people living with the disorder.

Thando Hopa

"Hearing that albinism and blackness is a trend made me realize how we need to save the conversation of diversity from being ideologically fractured or wounded by undertones of prejudice. Surely the language of inclusion cannot comprise of labelling human bodies that were previously excluded from media spaces- due to systematic and unfair discrimination - as bodies that are a passing phase or a fad in that domain.", Hopa captioned part of a message on Instagram.

Refilwe Modiselle

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