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Michelle Medina

I was born blind and with a severe facial cleft, a Tessier Cleft, in 1986.

I started school when I was 2 and a half and had people coming to my home to teach me before that.

I've had 66 reconstructive surgeries to date to build up the bone structure in my face.

I went to and graduated from public schools in December 2003, 6 months ahead of my class with a GPA above 3.0.

I am currently working on my autobiography tentatively titled, The Messenger Unveiled.

I've been doing public speaking since I was a child. Topics include blindness, Clefts *Tessier, Lip and Palate*, bullying, caring for your other children while you have a child in the hospital, and self-esteem.

I currently live with my family in Michigan.

For more information, please visit Michelle Medina Online.

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