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Surgery offers hope for baby born without stomach muscles

Irina Crete (28), from Harrow in London, was shocked when her son, Albert, was born with extremely wrinkly skin on his stomach.


10-year-old with a genetic disorder makes viral waves with her incredible talent

Despite the physical challenges of living with Muscular Dystrophy, the remarkable Ekaterina Borodulkina creates striking art and it's nothing short of inspiring.


Mom on her son's fight with a rare neurological condition: "A disease that makes you think you are losing your mind"

At the age of 10, Jed Kagan from Cape Town started experiencing unbearable pain that had doctors perplexed. Mom Shana explains how her son went from sufferer to hero.


A rare disease leaves toddler tumbling to the floor up to 100 times a day

"We started to notice that she couldn't walk in a straight line anymore"


Rare Disease Day: we need more research!

Around half of all people living with rare diseases are children. This year, Rare Disease Day urges everyone in SA to talk about it, donate, volunteer and become an activist to help researchers tackle these diseases!

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