She is the first children’s Leg Amputee Model to walk over the catwalk with carbon-leg prostheses.

The nine-year-old Daisy-May Demetre lost both legs as a Baby. On Sunday, her dream came true at the New York Fashion Week.



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Daisy May came up with a congenital genetic defect to the world, causing crooked lower legs and feet.

When Daisy-May Demetre was 18 months old, her parents Alex and Claire decided to Amputation – to give her daughter the Chance ever to run.

Daisy-Mays dream of becoming Supermodel began when she saw an advertisement for a fashion agency for disabled people on television, according to her father Alex.

Since then, the nine-year-old has worked for brands such as River Island and Nike and has even become the brand ambassador of the children’s model label “Lulu et Gigi Couture.”



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Attention at all costs?

Critics fear that a disabled child will be exploited as an attraction in the fashion world. “No,” says Eni Hegedus-Buiron, who booked the nine-year-old for a Show.

She said to Daisy may’s appearance: “For me, a child is a child and, as such, beautiful and perfect.

On Instagram, the nine-year-old has already thousands of Fans. Her advice to other children who are like her: “just don’t give up and do what you can do.

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