When Kanya Sesser was just 1 week old, her parents abandoned her at a Buddhist temple in Thailand. Kanya was born with no legs.
The monks at the temple took care of her for two years before she was adopted and later, brought to Portland, OR in America. With early beginnings that would be tragic for many, Kanya is creating a very happy ending for herself.
Kanya has always worked to defy the odds, and she is currently training to compete in the 2018 Paralympics.
After modeling for athletics companies, Kanya is now currently a lingerie model. Many see models with disabilities like Kanya, and Julian Mercado, as a step forward in the body positivity movement.