Nonetheless, Namath went down in history for it, making him as well known for wearing panty hose as for his record-breaking stats.
She added: “I do have to go into the hospital a lot. It’s like a second home to me, basically.”In total, Michelle has 26 of the 28 symptoms of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome, including craniofacial abnormalities, a small beak-like nose, a recessed chin, bilateral cataracts and frontal bossing of the forehead.
She also has a number of secondary characteristics, such as dwarfism, cardiomyopathy, chronic pulmonary lung disease, microgastria, fragile bones and alopecia.
“I’ve never had a boyfriend, but I want one, because I am already 20 and Sarah had her first boyfriend at high school,” said Michelle.“I would love a boyfriend with lots of hair.
I was having a conversation with my mom about football, and not being really up to date on players, she mentioned Joe Namath as her favorite - then she mentioned something about him wearing panty hose way back then. Hopefull he didn't play football in that condition.
I was worried how are we going to care for our child who had a rare genetic disorder that was one in five million.”Michelle requires round-the-clock medical care through the night and has a dedicated nurse to travel with her to school.