Dancer with hairy birthmark has learned self-love

A dancer with a birthmark that covers a third of her body has learned to love her unusual feature and now flaunts it in her routines. Whitney Casal, 26, was born with giant congenital melanocytic nevus, a skin condition where sufferers have a patch of abnormally dark skin which spans at least 15in across. She said: "It's crossed my mind that maybe I didn't get a job because of my skin.