She was actually born with a genetic mutation that caused her to grow two rows of eyelashes. Liz got lucky, though, because the people with this mutation often times have eyelashes that grow the wrong way (inward).
Also, people born with this mutation many times have heart problems — which Liz did.
Liz Taylor leaves a wonderfully complex legacy, but one thing we’ll always remember about her are those gorgeous eyes, outlined by beautiful lashes.
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