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Emily's Story: Little Person, Big Life (Dwarfism)

Article Translations: (Spanish)

Emily was adopted from Russia, where she was born with a condition called diastrophic dysplasia (say: dye-uh-STROH-fik diss-PLAY-zjuh). In this video, she talks about what it's like to be smaller than other people. Can she drive a car or get stuff off of a high shelf? Watch and find out!

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