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Child Born with 12 fully-functional fingers/toes..


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Check this out.. This kid has so much potential for an amazing life and he doesn't even know it yet.

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Baby Born In Bay Area With 12 Functioning Fingers, 12 Toes - News Story - KTVU San Francisco
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I can't begin to imagine how much teasing this kid is going to have growing up.......children can be almost more cruel than adults. He can't even buy a normal pair of gloves for winter.
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Runs in families generation after generation.
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That would be wicked sick for playing guitar, piano, anything musical.
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that kid is going to have some very hard times

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That would be wicked sick for playing guitar, piano, anything musical.
Yes. Hope he makes great strides as a pianist.
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have you ever heard of Antonio Alfonseca. he was a pretty decent closing pitcher at one time.

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that kid is going to have some very hard times
Yeah if he was my kid I would consider home schooling him, or a private school.
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^^ To be honest, I think that would be worse in the long run.Maybe just through elementary school or something.

It's hard to say reallt what will happen. I've seen kids with minor issues/disabilities get treated very well and others get ostracized, all within the same group of kids.

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I suppose the extra fingers could be useful if the kid chooses a relevant career path, but is there a reason to not remove the extra toes, assuming the family can afford it? There's no advantage gained there, and it would only result in increased difficulty in finding shoes.
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