Life With Vitiligo Inspires Advocate’s Quest for Broader Acceptance

“Cheetah,” “Leper,” Tanesha Brown has been called it all.
Brown is one of millions of people with the skin disease vitiligo — a condition characterized by white patches that appear on various areas of the body such as the hands, feet, arms and around the mouth and spread across the body over time.
There is not a known cure for it, but there are treatments to even skin tone.