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Sarah Atwell: I Am Happy That I Got A Straight Smile

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Sarah Atwell, a 17-year-old from Nova Scotia, has suffered from a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis since she was 8 months old. The incurable condition caused a large tumor to grow on the side of her face.

She has endured numerous surgeries, but the hardest part of her life has been dealing with bullying at school.

"I was in grade three and people were calling me names like 'fat face' and 'ugly' and were pushing me around," Sarah recalls. "They said I had a disease. Most of the time, I just walked away and didn't say much to them."

Now, Sarah is the subject of a documentary on the Discovery Fit-Health Channel called "The Girl With Half A Face."

Sarah joins Lisa Breckenridge on Good Day L.A.

‘The Girl With Half A Face' airs Wednesday night at 10:00pm on the Discovery 'Fit And Health' Channel.

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