Children are a blessing to all of us. They are the ones who make this world a happier place bringing in joy and colors in the life of everyone. Do practice this once- smile at any child, and s/he will smile back at you. This gesture will make your day and alleviate any stress. Kids will make you forget any worries that you had. Children have the power to reinstill faith in your life when you have no hope left, when you feel like a loser or when you are deeply hurt. Go to a kindergarten or an orphanage and have a look at the kids there. It will be like Nirvana. Moreso, you will have filled elixir in your miserable life.
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, has rightly said, “Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow.” Have a look at these special children to believe my claims!
1. Asher Nash
He is very cute but is suffering from Down’s Syndrome. Having been rejected from Oshkosh’s campaign as a model due to this disease, Asher won the world with the help of his mother. His mother took to social media and exploited its immense power to popularize her child. She wanted to emphasize that every child is special, no matter what. The point made lady!
2. Bayezid Hossain
This little Bangladeshi boy suffers from Progeria. This is the condition that causes premature aging of the body, not the mind. The body grows faster than the mind. But Bayezid is extremely intelligent. He ages at 8 times the normal rate. His sagging skin makes him look like an 80-year-old man. Kids of his age are afraid of him.
3. Hyomyung Shin – Peter Pan of Korea.
This south-Korean lad wants to grow old. He suffers from Highlander syndrome, which slowers the aging process. Opposite of what Bayezid is suffering from. Shin is actually 26 years old but looks like a cheeky boy. His childlike voice often makes him misunderstood. You will be amazed to hear this. He loves to go clubbing, dating and drinking beer.
4. Tessa Evans
From Ireland, Tessa Evans was born without a nose. This disorder is called Arhinia and is very rare. There are only 47 cases reported till now, around the world. To make it easier for her to breathe, a tracheotomy tube has been placed in her throat.
5. Shiloh Pepin
Born in 1999, Shiloh suffers from Sirenomelia or Mermaid Syndrome. This causes her legs to be fused together right from the waist. Having appeared on Oprah, 20-20 and two TLC specials, she had a joyous personality. Her legs could not be separated and she died in 2009, due to pneumonia.
6. Pan Xianhang – The Fish Boy
From eastern China, Pan has been suffering from Ichthyosis, which is presently incurable. This is a condition of the extremely dry skin. Research is being carried out so as to mitigate his suffering, as he finds it difficult to sleep due to itching and pain.
7. Kristina Pimenova – World’s most beautiful girl.
Pimenova is from Russia, she is 10-year-old and has worked with fashion houses such as Armani, D&G and Roberto Cavalli. She has now moved to LA with her mother to continue her modeling career.
8. Johncris Carl Quirante
Born in the Philippines, Johncris had as many as 150 teeth in his mouth by the age of five. Diagnosed with Hyperdontia, which is caused in only 1 to 4 percent of the world’s population, he developed as many as 300 teeth in his mouth. He has to undergo constantly many surgeries to stay healthy.
9. Ben Underwood
Californian kid, Ben suffered from retinal cancer. His eyes were removed to avoid to prevent the disease from spreading. Unlike other kids, Ben taught himself voice echolocation, to identify distances with a sharp sound of the echo, like a bat (the only one in the world to do this). With the help of this, he was able to play basketball, rollerblade and also ride bikes. Sadly, he died in 2009 due to cancer.
10. Charlotte Garside
Having a weight of two pounds and a height of 25 centimeters, she had to be clothed in dolls’ clothes. She suffers from primordial dwarfism. When nine years old, she weighed only 9 pounds and had a height of 68 centimeters. Her school uniform had to be specially tailored.
11. Richard Sandrak – the Little Hercules
He was referred as the world’s strongest boy when he was only 11 years old. Born in Ukraine, Richard could bench press 180 lbs only at the age of six. Richard even starred in the movie Little Hercules 3D and is a stuntman with at the Universal Studios Hollywood.