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Phocomelia is a developmental disorder in which the limbs are shortened or parts of limbs are absent. This disorder is congenital and very rare.
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EVERYTHING ABOUT: Conjoined Twins Abby And Brittany
Their parents never thought of getting the twins separated. One of them might die or get physically handicapped for the rest of her life, so it just really wasn't an option for them. The girls were always treated as two separate individuals.Patty (Abby and Brittany's mother) said “when children ask the girls if they have two heads, they say they don't, but that each has their own head. That's what we have encouraged them to do, to develop their own individuality as much as possible.” They buy...
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Agent Orange's Kids
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