Monday, April 6, 2015

Noseless newborn

Before Eli Thompson was born in Mobile, Alabama, U.S., his father joked that he hoped he wouldn't pass on his nose to his new son. Little did he expect that the child would be born with no nose whatsoever. Eli has a rare condition known as complete congenital arhinia and underwent a tracheotomy at 5 days of age. Surgeons will not be able to construct his nasal passageways until he is past puberty, but in his mother Brandi McGlathery's words, "We think he's fine the way he is."
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We think he's perfect the way he is

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