“It started around my eyes and it literally grew out like a mask.”

Cheri Lindsay and her father, Phillip, both have vitiligo, a rare skin condition that runs in their family.

People with vitiligo gradually lose pigment in their skin, often in patches that appear randomly and can grow over time.

Cheri’s condition has spread so dramatically over the past four years that most of her face and body now appear white.

At StoryCorps, Cheri remembered when her vitiligo first started to spread.

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Recorded in Denver, Colorado
Music Info: "Sigue Sus Ojos" by Caravana from the album Caravana
Produced by Jud Esty-Kendall
Facilitated by Daniel Sitts
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