the first facial reconstruction doctors used bone and tissue from Lorenzs lower leg (Image: Caters News Agency) The right side of his jaw was removed and replaced with bone and tissue from his lower leg. Read MoreRelated ArticlesFast-food lover became vegan to cure her bloated stomach – only to discover it was actually cancer But during a bid to blast away any remaining cancerous cells with radiation therapy, the bone transplant was also killed. Lorenz had a new jaw reconstruction but suffered several infections where puss-filled holes appeared on his face due to the damage, requiring many minor surgeries. In 2015, he was diagnosed with leukaemia after a new cancer formed on his right lung. Lorenz with hospital staff the first time he had a facial reconstruction (Image: Caters News Agency) Despite beating it after nine months of chemotherapy, it destroyed his jaw for a second time. Surgeons transplanted part of his hip bone and abdomen, but Lorenz was left with an unsymmetrical face. Last month, he had fat taken from his lower back and injected into his cheek to restore his appearance. He said: Thankfully I have a stable jaw now and it looks so much better than how it would before. In my recent surgery, last month, Ive had liposuction to tak
e some of the fat in my lower back and use it to fill the one side of my face. After undergoing treatment for bone cancer Lorenz was diagnosed with leukaemia (Image: Caters News Agency) Its unsymmetrical and unbalanced, not as round as it should be, you can see theres a lot of tissue miss
ing and it will make my face more aesthetically pleasing. I have a facial difference but there are a lot of healthy people who dont feel good enough o
r good looking enough, so if I can be happy and successful why cant they? He said strangers often confuse his facial different for a wound and are scared of him or make negati
ve assumptions about him. Read MoreRelated ArticlesMagical antibiotic beefed up by scientists to attack resistant infections He added: It can make it hard to get to know people, but others are friendly, Im a confident, outgoing person so I try not to let it bother me. Lorenz has started motivational speaking and his own YouTube channel, hoping his story will encourage
others to find their confidence. He added: There were definitely times when I could have given up but Im glad I didnt, I kept fighting and if I can be successful in t
his society, then why cant you. I learned that confidence starts with self-love, loving yourself first, you have to be selfish in some manners by putting yourself first but it helps you to grow and be a better person.