The Teen Who Dies If He Falls Asleep

PETER DERBYSHIRE: He can breathe on his own during the day, but not when he goes to sleep. KIM DERBYSHIRE: Doctors believed he wouldn’t live for longer than six weeks. KIM DERBYSHIRE: It was like, ‘Oh right, okay. Game on!’ PETER DERBYSHIRE: You alright? LIAM DERBYSHIRE: Yeah. COMM: 17-year-old Liam Derbyshire suffers from an extremely…

Chronic Illness Makes Woman Amazing Contortionist | BORN DIFFERENT

SCARLET CHECKERS: I’ve been extra flexible for my whole life. So, I’ve always known that there is something different about my body. SCARLET CHECKERS: I have a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The type that I have is type 3 hypermobility. SCARLET CHECKERS: It’s a collagen disorder; it affects all the connective tissue in my…

The Woman Who Constantly Smells Of Fish

FAYSAL BASHIR: She usually smells sort of quite oniony. It’s quite a strong smell. For some reason I thought it was called ‘fishiyatitus.’ COMM: Radiographer Kelly Fidoe-White has an unusual metabolic condition with a rather unpleasant symptom. KELLY FIDOE-WHITE: The main scientific name for it is Trimethylaminuria. It’s also known as Fish Odour Syndrome. COMM:…

Dad’s Entire Body Is Covered In Tumours

COMM: Shadot Hossain has an incredibly rare medical condition causing tumours to grow all over his body. The condition started when he was just 13. Local doctors initially tried to get him treatment for the disorder, but nothing helped, and as he grew older, the symptoms got progressively worse. COMM: Shadot used to work as…

Trans Fitness Fanatic Breaks Bodybuilding Barriers

THOMAS MURRELL: I hate when people tell me I can’t do something. Tell me that I can’t and I’ll do it whatever it takes to prove you wrong. COMM: Personal trainer Tommy Murrell hopes his career in bodybuilding can inspire a new generation of trans men and women. THOMAS MURRELL: I’m real like, like hardcore…

Body Artist Brings Yoga Animals To Life On Human Canvas

COMM: Artist Emma Fay and a team of incredibly patient models have blended yoga and body paint with spectacular results. EMMA FAY: I work with three models and we chose them because they are yoga practitioners and yogis and the work takes about a day to produce, but there is a lot of research involved.…

Paralysed Car Crash Survivor Becomes Fitness Model | TRULY

TIPHANY ADAMS: Three lives were taken due to one person’s irresponsible acts. It affected multiple people for a lifetime. It’s like a story of tragedy but also triumph. TIPHANY ADAMS: So this highway is known as ‘Blood Alley’ because its very dangerous and you can’t get out, the cops come if you try to. TIPHANY…

Pregnant And Pumping Iron: Fitness Instructor Deadlifts 205lbs

EMILY BREEZE WATSON: My due date is five days from now and I just deadlifted 205lbs today. COMM: Pregnant weightlifter Emily Breeze Watson could go to labor at any moment, and the lead up to the birth has been anything but relaxing. EMILY BREEZE WATSON: I just CrossFit six times a week. CrossFit includes cardio,…

Fitness Goals: My Incredible Body Transformation | BRAND NEW ME

Sally: My weight at my heaviest was 178 pounds. I was a serial Yo-yo dieter. The weight had started affecting my confidence and my relationship with my fiancé. and I knew that I had to make a change. I have lost 68 pounds. Jeremy: She’s found that lost confidence that she used to have. Sally:…

The Woman Who Is Constantly Aroused | BORN DIFFERENT

AMANDA MCLAUGHLIN: It’s not fun to be aroused all the time. Would you want to have a raging boner 24/7? I don’t think so. It’s just non-stop. AMANDA MCLAUGHLIN: PGAD is a Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder. Feels like you are about to orgasm and then it never goes away. So, its sharp pains all the…