Newborn Daughter's Face Made the Father Leave, but She Grew up to Be Unique (12 Pics)
Posted on Apr 28, 2016
21 years ago, Katya Nezhentseva was born. Her condition scared the family, and the father left as soon as he saw her face. But the cruel parent did not imagine how Katya's life would turn out!
1. Katya's Birth Petrified the Russian Family
21 years ago, Irina Nezhentseva gave birth to Katya, who did not look like a healthy baby. After the labor, their family was petrified. The father said "I can't stand this kid," and he abandoned his family.
2. Katya Had a Horrible Disorder
The doctors noticed that her skin was in bad condition. They noticed that her face was full of wrinkles.
3. Premature Aging
The doctors discovered that Katya's skin was aging with every hour. Katya was diagnosed with the rare condition called progeria, which causes premature aging.
4. She Was Given a Year to Live
They told her that the condition was incurable and that she would die within a year.
5. When the Father Left, Irina Took Great Care of Katya
She wanted to give Katya the best childhood in the world. However, Katya survived!
6. This Is Katya Today
She did not die, and her mother tried to give her a normal life. But the children at school teased her at first saying: "why are you pretending to be a kid, granny?" and "grandma, why are you wearing a mini skirt?"
7. She Was Strong and She Decided to Move On
Katya discovered that she was unique. She said to herself: "I kept asking myself, what have I done to deserve all this? But I didn't find any answers. Then I thought, I could win people over not with my face, but with my knowledge, cleverness, charm, and my kindness. I’m sure that the most important thing in a person is the soul.”
8. Her Life Changed Immediately
Katya stated: "I accepted myself and learned how to love myself. Think about it - there are only 20 other people like me in the whole world! That’s actually interesting!" When she realized this, she started making many friends at school.
9. A Couple of Years Ago, She Got Married!
When Katya found herself, she changed her whole life around. She found a husband, and their story will break your heart!
10. It Was Meant to Be
She met Denis when he dialed the wrong number and she picked up the phone. They started talking, and the rest was history!
11. They Had a Baby Boy Together
Recently, Katya gave birth to the cutest little baby boy! She was afraid that he might inherit her condition, but the baby came out healthy.
12. Her Family
Katya said: "I feel so good. Only self-confidence helped me through all the difficulties I had to face. And now my husband and I have been rewarded with a beautiful son - what could be better?" Katya overcame her disorder by having a positive outlook on life. She did not let her looks destroy her life. Katya is unique!