America's First 50 Plus Fashion Model with Seizure Disorders Inspires Women While Promoting Beauty and Confidence

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Narda J. Bailey is a new fashion model who challenges her condition to work in the world of print and TV.

“When people see me in magazines, on billboards and in TV commercials it will send a signal that all women are beautiful.”

Throughout its history the fashion industry famously takes risks, boldly embraces change and celebrates courage. Fashion models Carmen Dell’Orefice, Chantelle Brown-Young and Ava Sabrina London make headlines for being courageous and different. Dell’Orefice is 80-years-old, Brown-Young has the skin ailment known as Vitiligo and London is transgendered. Each has been embraced and allowed to project her own brand of beauty to the world. The fashion industry and women of the world have a new heroine named Narda J. Bailey.

The Philadelphia native grew up with three brothers in the Abbottsford Homes projects of East Falls and courage has been her constant companion. Now, Bailey will summon a new type of courage. She was diagnosed with Seizure Disorders (sometimes referred to as Epilepsy) in 2002 and and has decided to offer her services to the world of fashion modeling. “I want my modeling career to inspire all girls and women, especially those living with health challenges,” Bailey said. “When people see me in magazines, on billboards and in TV commercials it will send a signal that all women are beautiful.” According to the Epilepsy Foundation, over 3 million Americans of all ages suffer with Seizure Disorders.

Bailey is a stunning 5’-8” African American beauty with close cropped salt ‘n’ pepper hair, great cheekbones and a blinding smile. She’s over 50 and poised to strut her stuff in print advertising and TV commercials. The mother of two spent 30 years in administration and welcomes the opportunities a new modeling career presents. She’s the published author of books “The Significance of A Smile” and “Dignity, Excellence & Grace” and also a radio program host. “My entire life now is about service to others,” Bailey said. “Because I know that I’m blessed to be here, I use my life to motivate and inspire others.”

“I’m a proud Philly girl and I’m very happy to work locally,” she said. “Because Philadelphia is a world class city any work that I get will allow me and those who hire me to help inspire millions of women worldwide.” She’s learned to lessen the likelihood of seizures by adhering to a strict schedule of medication, diet and rest. “I can work for six hours without needing a break,” she said. “Maybe even longer, it just depends.” Bailey would like the the world to know that she doesn’t suffer with anything. Instead, she’s chosen to manage her Seizure Disorders. “These are the cards I was dealt and my mother taught me that I can handle just about anything with dignity, excellence and grace.”

Bailey, the world’s first 50 plus, model with Seizures Disorders awaits new challenges in front of the camera for a chance to work and inspire women everywhere.

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