Season 1, Episode 1 Katie: My Beautiful Friends
First Aired: August 16, 2011
Series premiere: British model Katie Piper, who was disfigured in a 2008 acid attack, sets up a mentoring system to help others facing physical challenges. First up: Katie meets a ballet student with epilepsy who suffered severe burns after falling in a shower, and a 23-year-old woman whose life-threatening condition (known as arteriovenous malformation) has left her face disfigured and her marriage strained. Meanwhile, Katie continues her own treatments.
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- Premiered: August 16, 2011
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: British model Katie Piper sets up a mentoring system to help folks facing physical challenges. Piper herself was disfigured in a 2008 acid attack. (more)