Brain Cancer

Im 22 & stuck in the body of an 8-year-old [Video]

ONE 22-year-old woman has spoken out about the struggles she faces after a rare disease has left her stuck in the body of an eight-year-old girl for life.

Shauna Rae from the US developed a rare form of brain cancer when she was just six months old and underwent chemotherapy that stunted her growth.

The woman said that she is constantly mistaken for a childCredit: TLC/Youtube
Shauna attends pole fitness classes in the documentaryCredit: TLC/Youtube

Shauna now stands at three-foot 10, the average height of an eight-year-old girl.

In her TLC documentary “I am Shauna Rae” she reveals the difficulties associated with her youthful appearance including finding it hard to date, and going to bars, as everyone thinks she is a child.

In the trailer for the show, Shauna introduces herself saying: “If you were to look at me, you would think I’m just a normal little girl, doing normal little girl things with my fun, crazy family.”

Adding: “But …

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