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Angus’ Story

Angus’ Story

I Have A Hand Difference I was born six weeks premature and my left hand hadn’t formed properly. I was also taken into intensive care, as I couldn’t breathe on my own. A couple of years later when I was two-years-old, I had a ten-hour operation to put one toe from...
Tahlia’s Story

Tahlia’s Story

I Have A Hand Difference I am Tahlia. I am seven-years-old. I live in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. I live with my Mum and Dad, an older sister, older brother and a cheeky little sister too. I was born with Poland syndrome. When I was born, I didn’t have...
Mikko’s Story

Mikko’s Story

I Have A Hand Difference I like my hand because no-one else has a hand exactly like mine. That’s why it’s so special. Some people respond badly to my hand and some people respond well. If people respond badly, I walk away and say nothing. If people respond well, I say...
Connor’s Story

Connor’s Story

I Have A Hand Difference Hi, I am Connor and am 13-years-old and I have one brother named Bailey. I also have a fantastic dog named Diesel. He is a golden retriever. I live in Maiden Gully near Bendigo, in Victoria. When I was really young, I had surgery on my hand. I...
Ayelet’s Story

Ayelet’s Story

I Have A Hand Difference Hello, my name is Ayelet and I am 20 years old. I grew up in Sydney but now live in Newcastle and attend the University of Newcastle where I’m studying for my Bachelor of Education. I was born with symbrachydactyly in my left hand, which means...