Jamie’s Story

Jamie’s Story

My name is Jamie, I am 15 years old, live in Croydon and am in year 10. I have a large CMN on my back and I have had 2 operations to remove CMN on my face. I have had a lot of experience Caring Matters Now, all positive, and I’m going to do the…

Phoebe

Phoebe’s Story

My name is Phoebe, I am 16 and I was born with a giant CMN on my face and satellites all over my body. The process to remove my facial nevus began when I was one week old and finished when I was six. I have a skin grafted face and over 500 satellite Nevi.…

Elspeth’s Story

As a fifteen-year-old with CMN, which covers my back arms and legs, I have endured many hard times as well as amazing and inspiring experiences. Having CMN evidently makes me stand out when I don’t necessarily want to and makes people stare when (you guessed it) I don’t want people to stare. Having these special…

Nicholas

Nicholas’s Story

I am Nicholas Nikiforou, I am 13 years old and I have a vision; for all individuals to be accepted in society for who they are. My outlook on life is, if we all embrace each other’s differences, no matter what they are, the world will be a better place. I have a passion for face equality and kindness. I campaign through my art, singing, and motivational…

Ryan

Ryan’s Story

My story by Ryan (with a little help from mum) I was born on the 10th December 2003 with CMN and NCM. My birthmark covers my bum and I have hundreds of smaller moles all over my body. The moles on my brain also cause me to have learning disabilities and I also have ASD.…

Jasmin

Jasmin’s Story

As a teenager with CMN, I have been through a lot, including name calling and mimicking. My CMN is located on my nose and right cheek. I had my first of 6 operations at 8 months of age at Great Ormond Street Hospital, all performed by the wonderful Mr Bulstrode. I first attended a Caring…

Callum’s Story

Callum White Callum is an easy going 17-year-old who lives in Gloucestershire.  Callum is studying to be a software developer, with a passion for mountain climbing, cycling and running.  Callum was born with CMN covering the whole of his right arm and hand, along with smaller CMN marks over the rest of his body. Callum…

Scarlett’s Story

Scarlett Clarke Scarlett is a mature, self-assured and friendly 13-year-old, currently living in a small community within the Cotswolds.  Scarlett is passionate about the Arts, a talented actress and dancer who has recently been signed to a London talent agency.  What sets Scarlett apart from her peers is her CMN, which covers the majority of…

Fay’s Story

Fay is 14 years old from Cambridgeshire, a self-assured and friendly teenager who loves to hang out with her friends.  Fay has been dancing since the age of four, competing in solo, with a partner and as part of a team; winning various medals and qualifications in national competitions.  What sets Fay apart from her…

Frances’s Story

Hi, my name is Frances and I am a 19 year old female singer/songwriter from Yorkshire & here is my CMN story. For the beginning of my life I can’t really remember too much, so I asked my mum to write her version of events of my upbringing and the struggles she had to face…