- KAMI spotted the story of a young girl who was born without nose and eyes!
- Doctors said they haven't seen an extraordinary case like this!
KAMI wants you to appreciate other people even despite of their differences!
Here's the story of Cassidy Hooper
She was born in 1996 in Charlotte North Carolina, she was born with a rare defect.
She was born with no eyes or nose, doctors were uncertain of what caused this and had never seen this before in their whole careers.
The young girl lived a normal and healthy life despite of her defect.
Because of her disabilities, she was enrolled in a school that specialized for blind in North Carolina.
A lot of people were touched of this girl's amazing story.
She didn't want to give up and looked only forward towards her future.
When she was 11, Cassidy asked for her parents a nose.
Her loving parents, provided her what she wanted despite of the expensiveness of the procedure.
The procedure went well!
The doctors took a bone from her rib and a skin from her forehead that were used for making her a new nose.
She was finally able to breathe and smell things around her!
Today, the doctors had finally knew more about the extraordinary condition Cassidy has.
It is called "Congenital Arhinia"
Congenital arhinia or absence of nose is a rare condition with only 30 cases reported so far.
Her parents' next goal is to give Cassidy a new set of prosthetic eyes that costs approximately $10,000 per pair!
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