Sofiya Cheyenne Perez Gets Real About Dwarfism

As a 4-foot-1-inch woman living in New York City, Sofiya Cheyenne Perez receives a lot of stares. She’s more than willing to educate strangers on her type of dwarfism – a result of the rare skeletal disorder spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita – but serving as an impromptu spokesperson for all little people gets exhausting. Perez is an actor based in Brooklyn, and in the above video she describes her experience navigating life with short stature.

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