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I Was Born With An Extra Thumb

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    Baby Girl

    My Baby was Born with an extra thumb. Short story, When she was born she was lifeless. and was brought back to us. Now she is 7 months old and We plan on having it removed around her 1st birthday. I take pictures and I'm so proud that isnt like my other firends babies. She has...
    alex618 alex618 26-30 Jan 27, 2011

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    Born With An Extra Thumb

    I was born in 1990. I had an extra thumb on my right had and when I was about 2 years old my mother decided to have it removed. She was afraid that I would get picked on by the other kids but most of the people that I told said I should have kept it. I wonder if I did keep it if...
    peekskillbabii90 peekskillbabii90 18-21 5 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Born With Extra Thumb

    born with is on my right hand... 21 now and still have it. i go bacc and forth between whether or not i like it.
    edub629 edub629 18-21 3 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    THUMBS Up

    hey there...! I'm Xerbi. I also have an extra thumb like the rest of you. I am now sixteen years old and my extra thumb is still attached to my hands.... I don't want it to be removed. Its weird, but unique and nice in some other ways...  It's never a problem to me. My...
    xerbi xerbi 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    Extra Thumb

    I was born with an extra thumb on my right hand, my parents had it removed when I was an infant. Now I have a weird skinny thumb that I can't straighten all the way and a nubby thing that sticks out. I am extremely self conscious about it. Although most people are supportive...
    Erin6 Erin6 16-17, F Nov 26, 2012

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    My Baby Girl

    My Baby was Born with an extra thumb. Short story, When she was born she was lifeless. and was brought back to us. Now she is 7 months old and We plan on having it removed around her 1st birthday. I take pictures and I'm so proud that isnt like my other firends babies. Because...
    Alex623 Alex623 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2011

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    Meee

    i was born 1978 and had two thumbs on my right hand when  i was 18 mths they cut a v down the center of it and and then joined it together. I can not bend it from the joint and it has not grown since i was 10. i used to get a lot of pain in it when at school from holding pens...
    sonza75 sonza75 31-35 Sep 7, 2011

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    ..

    I was born with an additional thumb on my right hand, a sort of "lesser" thumb with bones and all, but not fully functional. My parents decided to have it removed when i was 2 because it was curved and causing my entire hand to function around this curving. So it was...
    fcucolo fcucolo 18-21 Mar 20, 2009

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    Supposedly a Dominant Gene

    I was born with an extra thumb on my right hand.  My family, it appears, went to some lengths to assure that this little abnormality didn't show up on any family photographs.  However, I did dig up a photo of myself, as a baby, being held by my very elderly great...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 6, 2007

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    Born Iwth Extra Thumb

    When i was born in 1970 i had an extra thumb on my right hand,it was removed when i was about 7 months old.My remaining thumb works as normal but i do suffer with joint pain now in it,but im right handed at everything.I have had my own children and they havent inherited this from...
    yesme2 yesme2 36-40 2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    Sometimes I Brag.

    When I was born my mom burst out in tears when she first saw me. No, they we went happy tears. She was confused, angry, and blaming herself. She asked the doctors why, but all they said that it was a minor deformation. Or so she has told me. Yes, I suppose she was happy she...
    Serim Serim 13-15 Aug 21, 2009

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    I was born on 11/9/1999, who else was born in November
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    October 10 is my bday! :))) October is by far one of the best months. It's during the great season of autumn, and I love that I was born during this month! =]
    yougoglenncoco yougoglenncoco 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I was born on April 20th. Same day as adolf hitler lol
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    1995 I was born on the same day OJ Simpson was found not guilty of murder. Useless fact of the day for you.
    SweetSillySusan SweetSillySusan 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I can never put my finger on why I dislike the days around my birth-date. I get this feelings of uneasiness, like I'm approaching some crossroads where there's is a definite "no...
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    New to here, but I was spanked with a belt growing up. Actually just ended few years ago when I was 17. Growing up in rural area it is very common, especially for strong Christian...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 31

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    I get spanked with the belt most times now, but not when I was little. I do remember the first time I got the belt. I was 8 years old and we were on a family hike. On the hike I...
    BananaAnna15 BananaAnna15 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    I got my mouth washed out with soap this morning for saying the F word to my husband. He does not just put the bar in my mouth and make me hold it, he rubs it around and around. I...
    Rosebud123987 Rosebud123987 36-40 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Being born in 91', I tell my mom she had me too late. That I should have been born in 1970 so I could have been the wild child that snuck into concerts in the 80s. I love what...
    Beccalei12 Beccalei12 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I should have been born where huge curly hair was in.
    BrainLoading BrainLoading 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    April 23rd!!! WOOO! Anybody else born on this horrible yet wonderful day?!?!
    MikaylaG MikaylaG 16-17, F Sep 2

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    Born just over a half-century ago in the town of Temple. (Nací hace poco más de medio siglo en la ciudad de Temple.)
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Sep 3

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    I shoulda been born in the body of a handsome guy with a big **** so I could laugh and have fun
    biguglyswampmonster biguglyswampmonster 31-35, M Sep 3

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    Ever sense I knew what an animal was, I always wanted to be a cat. I don't know why, but, I was like this until I turned 11. I was watching youtube when I stumbled across a video...
    Wowdoge Wowdoge 22-25 Sep 1

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    I am a wood Rabbit on the chinese zodiac and a Cat on the Vietnamese Zodiac, April 6th 1975. I dont really put much stock in all that but i do find it interesting and i can...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Sep 1

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    Which seems as good a way as any to preface my wanton London bragging. So I recently took a lady and her son out to London for a day. We had great fun, doing to touristy thing...
    Dannage Dannage 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'm tired of hidding this but I wish I was a guy, I don't get along with girls at all and I always get along with any guy, I mean I understand them better than myself, and it's not...
    ThatSweetGirl93 ThatSweetGirl93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I am from Alberta Canada and I am a proud Canadian:) Canada is the better hockey team, we invented hockey:D CFL is also better but I cheer for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the...
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I know in my heart I was meant to have lived through the 60s. Woodstock, war protests, free love, mind expansion. Take me there.
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    My birthday is tomorrow. September 5th. I am turning 18 and I'm so glad cause I've been waiting for this FOREVER lol so I hope it was worth it. I am now a grown up i guess.
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F Sep 4

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    I'm 18 and each day I feel that I wasn't meant to be a man I feel like I should be a woman I have dreams where I am female of course my mum and dad have no idea about this and they...
    ash18bmth ash18bmth 18-21, M Sep 8

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    To live my life in a male body that does not really work and with a more lesbian than male affection towards women, is not something that a easy to explain to anybody.
    Jackson1962 Jackson1962 51-55 5 days ago

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    I was in Hawaii, involved with this priest from around 23 years of age. This man was 43 at the time. I was his receptionist at the Parish on Saturdays. We started being intimate...
    rcasillas93 rcasillas93 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    This is another story about dad and his infamous slipper. Mom was spanking my little bro in our room while Dad , sister and me were watching tv in living room. Suddenly mom...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Growing up with a very Italian mom made me very familiar with the wooden spoon. From ages 6-12 the wooden spoon was my best friend. My mom would not hesitate to pull out the spoon...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I am losing myself. My mind is totally black. I feel that I'm a machine doing what I do because of one man. My husband of 14 years destroyed me. He enjoyed abusing me mentally and...
    sad2forget sad2forget 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 13

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    Very often at school, sometimes I think just for being. It was not just me but the whole class. Right through school from eleven on. Front of class, drop shorts, and according...
    jamestheswat jamestheswat 66-70, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    From the Middle Ages to the Salem witch trials and much more, witches have been hung, burned, etc. But what was really wrong with them. I'm sure people were scared of being cursed...
    funteenagegurl funteenagegurl 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I get my mouth washed out wif soap if i'm caught swearing or lying. My Dad marches me up to the bathroom & i have to stand there while he gets a clean flannel then wets it...
    smackedagain smackedagain 13-15, F 6 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Several times at hot springs, skinnydipping in a lake once, taking sponge baths with a couple we were backpacking with...
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 12

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    November 6th is my birthday!!!!
    Qwerty089193 Qwerty089193 18-21, F Aug 31

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    18th of October in 1999 :)
    mikeamazing99 mikeamazing99 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I feel more like a 70s or 80s guy, I absolutely love rock and metal music and today's pop culture annoys me immensely (I hate the "words" selfie and bae).
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I would have loved to have been a teenager in the 50's. I would love to have been there for the birth of Rock n' Roll
    Robin10 Robin10 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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