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Baby Goddess Born With Eight Limbs Takes First Steps After Live Saving Surgery

 
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If you haven't heard about Lakshmi Tatma, this EmpowHer update will give you a full review on how her recovery is following surgery to separated her from a conjoined headless twin and reconstructed her body.

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8-Limbed 'Goddess' Baby Becoming a Normal Girl

CNN) -- Lakshmi Tatma whirls around in her walker at a charity school for disabled children in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, one tiny arm holding a balloon, her bandaged legs splayed wide apart, an enormous smile on her face.

Twirling in a wheeled plastic disc is unremarkable for most 2-year-olds but a big achievement for Lakshmi, a child born with eight limbs who her rural villagers believed was a goddess, not a girl, and who underwent a surgery last fall unlike any her doctors had ever
performed.
http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/06/19/eight.limbed.girl/index....

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BORN WITH FOUR ARMS AND FOUR LEGS
Two-year-old Lakshmi Tatma uses a baby walker at her home in a village on the outskirts of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Lakshmi, who was born with four arms and four legs, has recovered remarkably after her extra limbs were removed through a 27-hour long surgery in Bangalore last November.
http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/jun/17look.htm

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SHE WAS A CONJOINED TWIN
Indian extra-limbed girl Lakshmi learns to walk
A three-year old Indian girl worshipped as a goddess after she was born with four arms and four legs has taken her first steps in a baby-walker eight months after surgeons separated her from a conjoined headless twin and reconstructed her body.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/2138766/Indian-extr...

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Former Eight-Limbed Girl Doing Well, Surgeon Says
The Indian toddler who was born with eight limbs is “functioning well” eight months after surgeons removed her extra limbs, Dr. Sharan Patil told FOX News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly Tuesday night.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,369225,00.html

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