Tiffany Posteraro has a rare skin condition that causes loss of skin pigment. Its effect: she gets white patches on her skin. At first, no one could figure out what it was; it wasn't until she was 11 years old when a man at a grocery store told her that what she had was called Vitiligo. Knowing exactly what she her skin condition was was a relief, but it didn't stop the bullying. People called her "cow," "Dalmatian," and "burn victim."

"I tried everything possible to cover it up. I got really dark spray tans and used industrial-strength foundation, the kind used to cover deep scars," she tells
Redbook.

Eventually, Posteraro got tired of hiding and got a genius tattoo on her forearm that says, "It's called Vitiligo." According to the 24-year-old, it was "liberating." People are loving her new tattoo and are actually more curious to know about her skin condition. Way to own it, girl!
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&#39;It&#39;s called vitiligo&#39;: Woman with rare skin condition gets tattoo as perfect response to people&#39;s stares <a href="http://t.co/Pg4ZCeFH3A">pic.twitter.com/Pg4ZCeFH3A</a></p>&mdash; ÇapaMag in English (@CapaMagENG) <a href="https://twitter.com/CapaMagENG/status/634432263187369984">August 20, 2015</a></blockquote>
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