Aimee Mullins
Born with fibular hemimelia, Aimee became a double amputee at the age of one. This didn't stop her from becoming an inspiring athlete and eventually a model for the likes of Alexander McQueen and L'oreal.

Age: 40

Words of wisdom: "To be able to sign a global beauty contract as a woman in her thirties whose beauty is determined more by experience than youth—that’s fantastic."

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