Velasquez gets more than 40,808 subscribers on the YouTube and her motivational speaking ability triggers invitations to address huge audiences in the U.S.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 6, 2014
Austin, Texas - On Monday, Lizzie Velasquez, 24, of Austin and a motivational speaker and author announced in her Facebook account that she has reached more than 40,808 subscribers on the YouTube channel and more expected as her books and YouTube videos go viral on the social networks and Internet. Velasquez has a rare condition that she can't gain weight or surpass her current weight of 60 pounds and eats snacks all day without counting the calories. Velasquez and two other people share the same condition in the world.
She is also blind in one eye, but that doesn't slow her down from becoming a successful role model for thousands of special needs children and people struggling in the country. Many special needs children have been inspired by her testimony and ability to turn negative vibes into positive conditions to improve her life. Her philosophy, everyone has the ability to succeed and over come negative barriers.
She was once labeled as the Ugliest Woman in the World by a male bully, but overcame that negative label and turned it to her advantage. The negative video drew 4 million views.
Since than, Velasquez with the support of her family, supporters and social network subscribers has reached three of her goals. She became a renown motivational speaker, is now writing her third book and graduated from Texas State University with a major in Communications.
Velasquez has become an amazing woman with the ability to reach thousands of people through FB, Twitter, YouTube and speaking engagements. Velasquez confirmed on Monday that she has been inundated with calls and requests to speak at events.
Those Velasquez YouTube subscribers can post comments on her videos and she also announced that she will pick someone to send them a copy of her books in celebration for reaching over 40.8K subscribers.
Velasquez book titles include "Lizzie Beautiful" and "Be Beautiful, Be You" and they are also available in Spanish versions.
Lizzie Velasquez, a motivational speaker at link: http://youtu.be/c62Aqdlzvqk