Sarah Hyland Gets Brave with Bikini Selfie

Sarah Hyland Gets Brave with Bikini Selfie

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has been struggling with undisclosed health problems recently, having been pulled off the set of a project she was working on and sent to the hospital. We don't know what Sarah's most recent health issue is, but we know that she's had a kidney transplant and other struggles in the past. This week, she posted a bikini selfie that shows off some of her scars, just to show that she's not bowed by her struggles. Read on for the whole story.

Via Us Weekly.

Just weeks after being hospitalized for a several days, Sarah Hyland Opens a New Window.  was home celebrating the 4th of July, and, on her Instagram Story, the Modern Family star shared a bikini selfie with the caption “#ScarsOnDisplay.” Posing in a mismatched black and white Arizona Daphne Opens a New Window.  two piece, the marks from the actress’ 2012 kidney transplant were visible in the snap.

Sarah has always been open about her lifelong struggle with kidney dysplasia (a condition in which one or both kidneys fail to develop normally) and other health issues Opens a New Window.  that have led to complications including swelling and weight fluctuations. In 2012, she underwent a kidney transplant (her dad was her donor) after dealing with the renal issues since birth. In 2017, she shared that she “[hadn’t] had the best year” health-wise and called out body shamers criticizing her appearance. “I don’t mind when you say that I look pregnant. Or fat. Because I know that my face is swollen from medication that is saving my life,” she said at the time.

While it is unknown why Sarah was in the hospital last month, she did post a pic of her swollen face for #NationalSelfieDay Opens a New Window.  on June 21 and got real about her health. “Sometimes a selfie is more than just a good angle or feelin cute. This time for #NationalSelfieDay, I’ve decided to share my truth. As painful as it is,” the actress captioned the snap. “So here is my face that was torn from work against my will. But I’m very grateful it was. Health should always come first #stayhealthymyfriends.”

Fortunately, Sarah now seems to be on the mend. Just last week, she posted a cute selfie from the gym saying she’d been medically cleared to workout with the caption “strong > skinny.” And, if her Independence Day bikini is an indication, it seems like she’s continuing to feel better.

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