As humans, we are all unique in our way. Uniqueness can manifest itself in many different ways. From physical characteristics to quirks of behavior, each one of us is unique. The world’s population is vast and diverse, so what you think is truly strange may be quite normal somewhere else.
The women of today are breaking new ground across all industries. It’s incredible what they can do, and these facts prove that we must never hold ourselves back no matter what hurdles we’re facing.
These amazing women have all taken a different approach to success, but they’ve all managed to do what they love and make a name for themselves.
Let’s meet the unusual women of the world.
Ericka Ervin is a professional fitness trainer, actress, and spokesperson. She’s ranked among the Top 10 “Tallest Women of America”, she’s also a two-time Guinness World Record-holder. Her height has not deterred her from a blossoming career in the fitness industry. Ericka Ervin is among the tallest women in the country.
There’s a particular collection of women who have garnered notoriety for being a bit odd – but they all have their fan base. Some have incredible skills and talents; some live their lives in a way that makes us sit up and take not. The truth is that each of them has made an impact on our lives, either through their remarkable habits or because we can’t seem to look away from what they do.
Aimee Mullins was born with a genetic disorder called fibular hemimelia. She had her legs amputated by a strange disease. Despite the amputation, she didn’t give up, rather she focused on the sport to become the first person ever to participate in the NCCA with amputated legs
During the 1996 Paralympics, she set world records and became the first double amputee to compete in NCAA Division 1 track. She earned a major in diplomacy at Boston College, while also working as an ambassador for world peace. She eventually made her way into acting and recently was seen as the Leopard Queen in Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle. In her free time, Ms. Mullins is currently involved with M.I.T.