Do not click on the following link if you are pregnant, nursing, eating, easily grossed out by extreme deformity brought on by a super-rare non-hereditary genetic disease.
I mean this.
Look, how many times over the last 4 plus years I've been doing this journal have I gone to THIS extreme before passing along a link?
That's right, it the first time I've EVER put a LINK behind a LJ cut-tag.
Click Me To Be Shocked
[Edit to add:] This picture is even sadder, as it shows what she looked like when she was younger.
What scares me is that they say "only 3%" of 150,000 people with this disorder suffer to this extreme.
Folks, that means there are 4500 people going through this in the world today.
I think my nose just got put into perspective.
On the positive side, the Doctors donating their time to help this poor girl have a normal life deserve some serious karma points. However, the locals and neighbors who shunned her should all suffer from some horribly disfiguring injury for doubling her pain.