As for advice that Shannon has for others who are trying to become models themselves…
‘I wanted to be a role model to everyone who has dwarfism. If you have a dream, go for it and never give up.’
‘If a little redneck girl from Walker, Minnesota can become a Marine and also successfully model, than the skies truly are the limit.’.
‘I feel grateful because I know there are thousands of girls that are desperate to become models…
'The South Australia government has taken over and don't want girls who are too sexy.
Ok, on no planet would she ever be a VS model, but who doesn't like a girl who can put down a couple dozen hot dogs like it's no big thing.