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The Boy Who Has Never Eaten A Meal

Monday, December 28, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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The boy who has NEVER eaten a meal: Four-year-old with extremely rare condition can't digest food but still gets a Christmas dinner so he can play with it

By: MADLEN DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE

DailyMail.com 12/29/2015

 

A four-year-old boy has never eaten food in his life, but will still receive a full Christmas dinner so he can play with it.
Oakley Langran of Hythe, Kent, who has a condition so rare it was named after him, was born with a floppy larynx and gastro reflux disease, which led to him being unable to eat.
As a baby and toddler he vomited up to a 100 times a day, before being fitted with a with a feeding pump which allows nutrients to enter his small body via a tube.

 

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