Little Girl Born Without A Face Defies Odds To Make It To Ninth Birthday
This story made me tear up a little bit when I saw it.
The family needs donations to help pay for additional surgeries for their little girl, which you can donate to at her GO FUND ME page.
What a wonderful family she has. The article says one of the only reasons the little girl made it this long is due to the love and care of her family.
The family says that little Vitória is being bullied for her appearance – that infuriates me. People shouldn’t be bullying her for how she looks, nor do I care for the comments below the Daily Mail tweet of this where people basically suggesting that her mother should have had an abortion!
Could you imagine if this were you, and you saw online comments from people suggesting you shouldn’t have even been born and all due to a physical disability? I wish people were not so cruel.
I hope Vitória is able to ignore and brush off the haters and just live her life.
Girl born without a FACE defies the odds to reach her ninth birthday thanks to her family’s devotion after doctors refused to feed her and told them to plan her funeral
A girl who was born without a face because of a rare condition has defied the odds to reach her ninth birthday thanks to her family’s love.
Vitória Marchioli, from Barra de São Francisco in Brazil, has the genetic disorder Treacher Collins syndrome which prevented 40 of her facial bones from developing properly.
As a baby, with her her eyes, mouth and nose displaced, doctors doubted she would survive her first few hours of life.
They even refused to feed her, told the family to go home and wait for their daughter to die and to start making funeral arrangements.
But earlier this month, she reached her ninth birthday, defying medics who say the only reason she is alive is due to her parents’ thorough care and devotion.
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