The 32-year-old Terry, Mississippi woman ‘freaked out’ when the white blotches began to spread all across her body.
Benford in her narration to Dailymail said the condition was triggered by the stress and anxiety of fine-tuning the details of the wedding. She said she first noticed white spots on her hands when she was at college in her late
‘I had a spot here and there and I had heard about vitiligo so I knew what it was but I didn’t really care about it at the time,’ she said.
It was only when she hit 30 in 2015 — less than a year before she was due to tie the knot with her partner, Elliott Benford — that the disease spread rapidly.
In the same vein, Kandice’s husband-to-be, Elliot Benford who is now 30, was also sick at the time.
According recent believes, Vitiligo is said to be an autoimmune disorder even though its exact cause isn’t known, but it has been gathered that stress and emotional trauma can exacerbate the symptoms.
Over the course of a year, the white spots spread and now they cover her entire body.