Mary Ann Bevan was known as the ugliest woman in the world because of a deformation on her facial structure.
Mary Ann suffered from acromegaly due to which she had abnormal growth and facial distortion.
After the death of her husband, with no breadwinner in the house, accumulating debts and financial needs of her 4 children she decided to enter the humiliating contest and won the offensive title of “ugliest woman in the world” later she was hired by a circus, toured different cities where people came to laugh and humiliate her.
She endured the ridicule of others in order to raise her children and give them a better quality of life. She died in 1933.
To this day, society judges people on their physical appearance, if our eyes could see souls instead of bodies, Mary Ann would have been the most beautiful woman in the world.