In just 12 days Velasquez's YouTube testimony video channel went from 40.8K to more than 4.07M views and over 87K subscribers.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 18, 2014
Austin, Texas - On Friday, Lizzie Velasquez, 24, of Austin broke her own record of the YouTube TEDx Austin Women speech video topping more than 4,078,491 views and more than 87,906 YouTube subscribers. Velazquez posted in her Facebook (FB) account, that "When I found the bad YouTube video in high school it had 4 million views. I can't explain the AMAZING feeling it is to have my own video have 4 million views now!! It's all coming full circle!" While in high school, she came upon a YouTube video about herself titled "The Ugliest Woman In The World" posted by a bully. The video got 4 million views and it devastated Velasquez, but she soon turned the tables against the bully and everyone else that redicule Velasquez for her medical condition.
Velasquez self testimony at a Texas women conference went viral in just six days after she hit 40.8K views and reach more than 2.4M views and over 63K subscribers in her YouTube channel.
She could very well surpass 10M views by the end of the month or even sooner as her video circulates around the world giving hope for others to think positive about themselves. Velasquez through her self motivation to define herself has turned into a YouTube sensation and definately a " Super STAR" and a poster role model woman against anti-bullying in the U.S. and around the globe.
A lowlife hacker recently deleted most of her postings and messages from Velasquez Tumblr blog last week, but Tumblr representatives were able to find out who the hacker was and helped restored some of her postings, according to Velasquez.
Hispanic News Network U.S.A. (HNNUSA) on January 6, broke the story that Velazquez had reached over 40.8K views and was hoping to reach at least 50K, but unexpectedly, her amazing story just exploded and went viral touching countless lives and outpouring support from people all around the world.
Velasquez is a motivational speaker and author who mastered the ability to communicate her message by the YouTube channel and is also promoting the sale of her two books and is working on a third one. Her YouTube videos have gone viral on the social networks and Internet.
Velasquez has a rare condition that she can't gain weight or surpass her current weight of 63 pounds and eats snacks all day without worrying about any calorie intake. Velasquez and two other people share the same condition in the entire world. Their characteristics are different, but have the same eating disorder.
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.
SInce January 6, she has been interviewed by Huffingtonpost, Today NineMSN Australia and MTV.
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 has confirmed that she has been inundated with calls and requests to speak at events.
Velasquez book titles include "Lizzie Beautiful" and "Be Beautiful, Be You" and they are also available in Spanish versions.
Lizzie Velasquez motivational TEDx Austin speech at link: http://youtu.be/c62Aqdlzvqk