Simone is 40 years old and is a lawyer.

Diagnosed at the age of 3, Simone’s will of iron was honed during a lifetime of struggle.

Her teenage years were particularly harsh since her plaque-covered body made it difficult to fit in. Her beauty is defined by her daily pledge not to let psoriasis define her confidence, mood or productivity.

Don’t get bogged down by how others see you. That’s their problem, not yours.