Chronic Illness Makes Woman Amazing Contortionist | BORN DIFFERENT

Chronic Illness Makes Woman Amazing Contortionist | BORN DIFFERENT

SCARLET CHECKERS: I’ve been extra flexible for my whole life. So, I’ve always known that there is something different about my body. SCARLET CHECKERS: I have a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The type that I have is type 3 hypermobility. SCARLET CHECKERS: It’s a collagen disorder; it affects all the connective tissue in my…

We Were Told To Give Up Our Autistic Twins

We Were Told To Give Up Our Autistic Twins

ANNIE MONTAGUE: We were told they should be institutionalised. MARK MONTAGUE: But we’ve been experiencing miracles. COMM: In Kent, a detached house stands surrounded by high fences and padlocks. COMM: But the Montague family aren’t trying to keep people out, they’re trying to protect their twin boys Samuel and Jacob. ANNIE MONTAGUE: The boys were…

The Woman Who Constantly Smells Of Fish

The Woman Who Constantly Smells Of Fish

FAYSAL BASHIR: She usually smells sort of quite oniony. It’s quite a strong smell. For some reason I thought it was called ‘fishiyatitus.’ COMM: Radiographer Kelly Fidoe-White has an unusual metabolic condition with a rather unpleasant symptom. KELLY FIDOE-WHITE: The main scientific name for it is Trimethylaminuria. It’s also known as Fish Odour Syndrome. COMM:…