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Blind Youtube Star Molly Burke Explains How She Stays Positive Through Adversity: 'Embrace It into Your Life'

Blind Youtube Star Molly Burke Explains How She Stays Positive Through Adversity: 'Embrace It into Your Life'

Bind YouTuber Molly Burke found happiness by embracing her disability, and now she's passing that wisdom on to her thousands of followers. After losing most of her vision by the age of 14, Burke sank into a deep depression and began to lose her will to live. "Mental illness is certainly not foreign to my life," she said during the Disabilities Discussion panel at VidCon 2016 on Saturday. "After I went blind I struggled with severe depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation. And more recently I've struggled with Ptsd and generalized anxiety," she added during the panel, which took place at Marriott Platinum Ballroom 6 in Anaheim,

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