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This is Durga Devi (Meaning 'Unattainable Goddess'). If you look closely at her hands you'll notice she's polydactyl (has twelve fingers and twelve toes), and inside of her, she has a hole in her heart...

I first found out that Durga was polydactyl when she wanted to sit with me after a Sunday School class, and it didn't seem to bother her that I noticed, she even showed me she had six toes on each foot too.

It concerns me that some perfectionate Westerners would possibly want to abort a child like this, with so many physical problems (she can't physically move her sixth fingers and toes, they always stay erect), but it's what's inside that counts, and I know for a fact at how beautiful this child is inside...

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