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Umar Farooq, Six-Legged Baby, Recovering After Surgery To Remove Extra Limbs

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posted on Apr, 21 2012 @ 08:44 AM
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Surgeons at the National Institute of Health in Karachi, Pakistan have announced they successfully separated four extra limbs from Umar Farooq, a weeks-old infant who was born with six legs due to a rare congenital disorder, Pakistan news site Dawn.com reports.



this is a story that makes you think of how lucky you really are to be borne the way you are and that you dont have to go threw this or have your kids go threw this horible ordeal




As doctors consulted foreign experts on how best to treat the baby, his father, X-ray technician Imran Shaikh, appealed to the government and various philanthropic organizations for funding to pay for the medical bills, the Pakistan Observer reported. Fortunately, the governor of Sindh told doctors that the child's medical cost would be covered by the government.



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posted on Apr, 21 2012 @ 08:50 AM
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Wow, I've heard of a lot of abnormal things happening to new born but six-legged? Just Wow!
I'm glad surgeons were able to peform a miracle and hope this baby turns out to be a healthy individual!

Thanks for sharing!



 
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