This amazing story of a Kanya Sesser who was born without legs but earns over N220,000 is such an inspiration to many showing that no matter what, one can still attain his/her dreams if the determination and passion is there.
Kanya Sesser is a stunning 23-year-old lingerie model who was born without legs, abandoned at 1 week old, and brought up in a foster home. Sesser was adopted from an orphanage in Thailand when she was 5 and moved to Portland, Oregon, with her new family.
Today, her story is told all over the world how the abandoned has grown to become an international celebrity. Kanya is not just a model and sensational public figure, she makes a whopping N220,000 per day as an underwear model. Many will ask how that is possible for someone born without legs?
The determined Kanya is breaking grounds and setting records in the world of underwear modelling. Added to her appeal, is her sexy look. Though not without legs, Kanya can do almost everything a woman born with legs can do.
According to doctors, Kanya suffers from a rare condition called ‘Tetra-amelia’. Tetra-amelia syndrome also called autosomal recessive tetraamelia is an extremely rare autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by the absence of all four limbs. Other areas of the body are also affected by malformations, such as the face, skull, reproductive organs, anus and pelvis. The disorder is caused by mutations in the WNT3 gene.
Kanya has shown that there is ability in disability with her latest feat. The model is well sought after in the modeling profession as her physical disability has become an ability. Many have been inspired by Kanya’s story to understands that nothing can stop a determined soul from achieving his or her aims.
Right from a tender age, Kanya was determined to excel in the modeling world when he started her career from a tender age of 15. Now she combines her modelling career with motivational speaking and her love of sports—she’s currently training for the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
She said: “I was mainly doing athletics shoots then as I got older I got into lingerie modelling,
“It’s something fun and it shows my story—I’m different and that is sexy, I don’t need legs to feel sexy.
“I enjoy making money from it and I love showing people what beauty can look like. These images show my strength.”
Sesser loves extreme sports and hopes to compete in mono-ski in the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018. One of her biggest fans is her new boyfriend Brian, whom she has been dating for the past month.
Despite her work as a model, Sesser admits she prefers her natural looks. She is also working on a book about her incredible journey through life, set to be published in 2016.