Lizzie Velasquez suffers from a rare medical condition that is so rare that only two other people are known to have it.
She has zero percent body fat and has never weighed more than 64 pounds.
Although 25-year-old Lizzie Velasquez is not anorexic, she is unable to gain weight and is required to eat many small meals and snacks throughout the day. Her daily energy intake of about 5,000 calories compares with the US average of 3,770.
Roman Arispe is her best friend and college roommate. He met Lizzie Velasquez 8 years ago. He is a research analyst and lives in Texas.
Lizzie Velasquez denied dating Roman Arispe.
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