Changing Face Of Childhood of the Day: Nadia Ilse’s “elephant ears” long ago earned her the name “Dumbo” from classmates. By the time she was 10, she was pestering her mom for an otoplasty, an operation to pin her ears back:
The taunting hurt so much.
Of course, the foundation’s Dr. Thomas Romo recommended Nadia go all out, so in addition to having her ears pinned back, Nadia received a nose job and a newly symmetrical chin.
Next up for Nadia? Counseling, and working to regain the confidence she’d lost over the years.
Don’t miss the teen’s revealing post-surgery interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Man, this kind of pisses me off because, fuck, I would have liked to get some free liposuction when I was the fattest kid in my elementary school. Where the Hell was my free cosmetic surgery and self-esteem counseling? I had to fix all of that shit on my own.
what the fuck? this foundation is pretty much dedicated to teaching kids that bullies are right.
This… this don’t sit right with me. Somethin’ not right about this, man.
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- the-escaped-fish said: I saw a news story of this, and I must admit she looks much more like herself than it originally appeared she would when they removed the bandages. I’m very glad, she was a beautiful young lady even before the surgery.
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