Lizzie Velasquez was once cruelly called the 'World's Ugliest Woman' but now she's starting an inspirational tour to spread a positive message against bullying. Lizzie is just four stone and has almost zero per cent body fat but her appearance is due to a genetic condition called Neonatal Progeroid Syndrome which causes premature ageing and decreased fat under the skin. In her talks, Lizzie tells the story of how she discovered a video of herself on You Tube at the age of 15 which had been cruelly labelled 'The Most Ugly Woman in the World'. Amazingly instead of causing her to hide away, it became the defining moment which helped Lizzie become a speaker to help other bullying victims. Now, she is setting off on a tour to give talks to teenagers and adults across America and reveals her next ambition is to set up an anti-bullying business. "I want to create an anti-bullying company something to help kids and adults and teenagers," she said.
The only man in the world who can swim with a polar bear
Grizzly man Mark Dumas, 60, is the only man in the world who can touch a polar bear and the only man in the world that can swim with a polar bear. And as these incredible pictures show Grizzly Man, the fearless polar bear handler from Abbotsford, British Columbia, even goes for dip in his swimming pool where he and 16-year-old polar bear Agee enjoy a watery cuddle together. Grizzly Man Mark and wife Dawn, 60, train the 60-stone (800lb) friendly polar bear - the world's largest land predator - to star in high-budget TV adverts. Agee the polar bear has even performed in movies like 'Alaska' in 1995 when she was just a few weeks old. With his incredibly intimate bond Grizzly Man Mark Dumas wrestles on the grass with polar bear Agee, kisses her, puts his head in the polar bear's huge jaws, and even bear hugs her as she rears up on her hind legs to over seven feet. Mark and Dawn have owned Agee since she was six weeks old and the colossal polar bear even lived in their home as a cub where she played with the family dogs and was bottle fed.