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In Enna, Sicily, the Sicilia24live site writes that a mother of African origin gave birth to this baby, which surprised everyone that at the delivery room.
During the pregnancy no one noticed anything wrong with the baby, hence the surprise. The baby will have urgent surgery to correct the nose, because it may cause respiratory problems, but the hands and feet will have to wait the baby’s development before any surgery.
The catholic parents thank God for this gift and allowed the photo, according to the site.