Meet the Only Boy In the World With This Rare Form of Dwarfism | NowThis

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Published on 28 Jun 2020, 0:59
This 10-year-old living with a rare form of dwarfism is helping other kids who struggle with low self-esteem.
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In US news and current events today, when Jacob Walker was born, doctors told his parents that he'd only live to 4 or 5 years old, would never walk, and would need a ventilator by age 4. Today, Jacob is 10 years old and not only does he walk. He runs, dances, swims, plays sports, does karate and so much more. Jacob was born with a rare form of dwarfism called Opsismodysplasia that affects less than 1 in a million children. Jacob is believed to be the only boy in the world currently living with Opsismodysplasia.

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