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‘He finished his email with one question. ‘Do you want to meet?’ I was taken aback. I went 17 years knowing absolutely NOTHING about him. ‘Yes,’ I replied. I had a gut-wrenching feeling.’

“When I was in high school, I started getting sick. I needed my full health history. My parents called my birth mom. ‘Can you get in contact with Hannah’s birth father? We need this information.’ I remember sitting in the kitchen watching my adoptive dad call my birth dad. HOLY CRAP!”

‘David and I have been pregnant 8 times. ‘I just took a pregnancy test. It’s positive.’ I sat on the toilet staring at the positive test until my legs went numb. This was not a part of our plan.’

“Despite the odds, the ‘treatment’ was unsuccessful. Our little fighter continued to grow. Something in my gut didn’t feel right about a second injection, so I refused. I pushed her to keep looking. ‘Wait, what’s that?’ The doctor turned back towards the screen. I saw our little baby for the first time. I instantly wept.”

‘Honey, something’s wrong.’ Our baby’s skin was marbled and black. I had no idea what was going on.’: Mom’s son diagnosed with extremely rare skin condition CMTC, loves his ‘special skin’

“I’ll never forget my response. ‘I’m sure it’s just a bruise.’ At first, every test came back ‘normal,’ doctors said it was just an ‘injury.’ We were told a list of things to do and sent on our way. Until we learned it was an extremely rare condition with less than 500 cases in. the. world. How does one process this sort of rarity?! In my mind he was the most beautiful thing I’d ever laid my eyes on. My rainbow baby. But, would he be OK? I was euphoric and crushed at the same time.”

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