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I Was Born With An Extra Thumb

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My mom is a ***** well not actually but today my sister said something that wasnt true and i was sleeping and they thought i didnt hear but i did just cuz she is the youngest she...
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