Thumbelina Kids: Tiny as Dolls, They Strive to Fit In

Ian Earley wore preemie clothes until he was 9 months old. During potty training and beyond, he was too small to get on the toilet. And he couldn't reach the sink to wash his hands until he was 6. Ian has Russell-Silver syndrome (RSS), a form of primordial dwarfism that affects 1 in 100,000 babies, according to the National Institutes of Health. Without growth-hormone treatment, boys will only reach an average height of about 5 feet 1 inch, and girls will only grow to about 4 feet 10...Full Story
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