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Meet the 7-year-old model without legs who seriously works the runway

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Meet the 7-year-old model without legs who seriously works the runway

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Modelling can be tough for the most able-bodied people.

When youre a child model, it can be especially difficult if you look different.

But Daisy-May Demetre, a double amputee from Birmingham, isnt letting her disability stop her from chasing her dreams.

At just 7-years-old, shes taking the child modelling world by storm and has signed up to major label Zeebedee Management, an agency for diverse models.

*** EXCLUSIVE - VIDEO AVAILABLE *** BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - UNDATED: Daisy in the snow, taken in Birmingham, England. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD double amputee is showing that her differences won't hold her back. Daisy-May Demetre, from Birmingham, UK was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia, a birth defect where part or all of the fibular bone in the leg is missing. In Daisy?s case she had one tiny fibular bone in one leg and on the other side it was completely missing. With Daisy's balance and mobility affected, Alex and Claire (Daisy?s mum) decided the best option was for their daughter to have below the knee amputations on both legs. After her operation, Daisy was fitted with prosthetic legs, and learnt to walk, run, jump - and more in them. Alex set up an Instagram account for Daisy, and following the attention she received they applied to Zebedee Management, a modelling agency for diverse models. PHOTOGRAPH BY Barcroft Images

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Daisy-May was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia, a birth defect where part or all of the fibular bone in the leg is missing.

In her case, she had a tiny fibular bone in one leg and on the other side, it was completely missing.

With Daisy-Mays balance and mobility affected, her parents Alex and Claire decided the best option was for her to have below the knee amputations on both legs.

After her operation, she was fitted with prosthetic legs. She soon learned to not only walk but run, jump and do all the things kids her age do.

*** EXCLUSIVE - VIDEO AVAILABLE *** BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - UNDATED: Daisy when she was a baby with her undeveloped legs, taken in Birmingham, England. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD double amputee is showing that her differences won't hold her back. Daisy-May Demetre, from Birmingham, UK was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia, a birth defect where part or all of the fibular bone in the leg is missing. In Daisy?s case she had one tiny fibular bone in one leg and on the other side it was completely missing. With Daisy's balance and mobility affected, Alex and Claire (Daisy?s mum) decided the best option was for their daughter to have below the knee amputations on both legs. After her operation, Daisy was fitted with prosthetic legs, and learnt to walk, run, jump - and more in them. Alex set up an Instagram account for Daisy, and following the attention she received they applied to Zebedee Management, a modelling agency for diverse models. PHOTOGRAPH BY Barcroft Images

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*** EXCLUSIVE - VIDEO AVAILABLE *** BIRMINGHAM, UK - MAY 2018: Daisy doing a cartwheel in the park, taken in Birmingham, England, May 2018. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD double amputee is showing that her differences won't hold her back. Daisy-May Demetre, from Birmingham, UK was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia, a birth defect where part or all of the fibular bone in the leg is missing. In Daisy?s case she had one tiny fibular bone in one leg and on the other side it was completely missing. With Daisy's balance and mobility affected, Alex and Claire (Daisy?s mum) decided the best option was for their daughter to have below the knee amputations on both legs. After her operation, Daisy was fitted with prosthetic legs, and learnt to walk, run, jump - and more in them. Alex set up an Instagram account for Daisy, and following the attention she received they applied to Zebedee Management, a modelling agency for diverse models. PHOTOGRAPH BY Paul Stringer / Barcroft Images

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To show all the amazing things Daisy-May is capable of, Alex set up an Instagram account.

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Following all the attention she received, the family applied to Zebedee Management where she was soon accepted.

Daisy-May has since walked in LKFW- London Kids Fashion Week, a fashion extravaganza for toddlers, kids, and teens.

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest achievement, her parents wrote on her Instagram page following the fashion shoot.

*** EXCLUSIVE - VIDEO AVAILABLE *** BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - UNDATED: Daisy and her three siblings, taken in Birmingham, England. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD double amputee is showing that her differences won't hold her back. Daisy-May Demetre, from Birmingham, UK was born with a condition called fibular hemimelia, a birth defect where part or all of the fibular bone in the leg is missing. In Daisy?s case she had one tiny fibular bone in one leg and on the other side it was completely missing. With Daisy's balance and mobility affected, Alex and Claire (Daisy?s mum) decided the best option was for their daughter to have below the knee amputations on both legs. After her operation, Daisy was fitted with prosthetic legs, and learnt to walk, run, jump - and more in them. Alex set up an Instagram account for Daisy, and following the attention she received they applied to Zebedee Management, a modelling agency for diverse models. PHOTOGRAPH BY Barcroft Images

Daisy and her three siblings (Picture: Barcroft Images)

When shes not posing for pictures or working on smizing, Daisy-May can be found at the park climbing monkey bars, or pulling her weight at the gym.

All at the tender age of seven. She puts the rest of us to shame.

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