Lizzie Velasquez Tells Her Story in New Documentary ‘A Brave Heart’

Through a devastating search on YouTube, Lizzie Velasquez found a video that named her “The World’s Ugliest Woman.” Instead of letting it bring her down, she chose to rise above the hate, and she is now a role model for people all over the world.

A Brave Heart is a documentary that follows Velasquez and her journey in rising above bullying, and it select theatres on September 25th. Check out the trailer for the film above and get the documentary On-Demand or on iTunes. For more information on Velasquez and her journey, visit her website here.

Cover image courtesy of the IB Times.