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Baby’s Makes Dramatic Recovery After ‘Jigsaw Puzzle’ Skull Surgery

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Lucy may only be a baby but she has already gone through so much. At just seven months old, Lucy was diagnosed with Craniosynostosis, a condition wherein the skull fused together prematurely leaving no room for the baby’s brain to grow. To save her life and give her a chance at a normal life, surgeons had to cut the top of her skull into several pieces and re-position them afterward.

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Fortunately, the 5-hour long operation was such a success that 10 months later, baby Lucy is completely healed from the condition that would have caused her learning and sight problems as well as severe brain damage.

“We were terrified when we found out that Lucy’s entire skull would have to be rebuilt,” Lucy’s mom, Hanna, told the Caters News. “But we knew this would prevent her from developing life threatening issues as she grows.”

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She had sepsis and a hole in her lung when she was born, causing her to stay in the NICU for a week. After recovering from all that, she was diagnosed almost 2 months later with Craniosynostosis that required her to undergo a dangerous and risky procedure.

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“After her diagnosis, we knew surgery was the only option, but there was the risk that she might not pull through, it was the longest day of our lives,” recalled Hanna. “During surgery, the top of her skull was taken off and cut into sections, some parts were cut off completely and others were re-positioned, just like a jigsaw puzzle.”

Most of Lucy’s scars have long healed and those that remained have been covered by her hair to the delight of her family.

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“She was left with a zig zag scar from ear to ear, but it has since healed nicely and her hair covers most of it. Lucy is now doing amazingly well and has been so much happier since the operation, she is meeting all her milestones and started walking two weeks ago.”

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The Enduring Mystery Of The Curse Of Tutankhamun

For more than three thousand years, Tutankhamun, the teenage pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, lay at rest in his hidden tomb, forgotten though undisturbed. All that changed when a group of intrepid British explorers made the discovery of a lifetime. But with glory came unspeakable horrors.

Lavished with incredible treasures of gold and precious stones, Tutankhamun’s tomb also possessed a dangerous secret. As bizarre events and calamities began to strike those surrounding the archaeological excavation, the haunting legend of this pharaoh’s curse began. What is real and what is coincidence? Judge for yourself, but who knows: you may yet become a believer!

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Check Out The Absolute Weirdest Photos Taken In Vegas

So you thought you’d go have some fun and let loose a little bit (okay, more than a little bit) in Sin City itself: Las Vegas, Nevada! And today, the debaucherous reputation that this capital of earthly pleasures has one little catch to it: in the age of smart phones, nothing, and we mean nothing, stays in Vegas.

But that’s not going to stop these partygoers from doing exactly what they came to Vegas for in the first place: having a good time! From the hysterical to the plain bizarre to the all-out facepalms, have a gander at why this magic town never stops delivering.

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Anna Chapman Uncovered: The Incredible Story Of Russia’s Most Glamorous Spy

Anna Chapman’s story is as unbelievable as it is true. What started off as an innocent, fairytale-like story of love at first sight and the American dream, gradually turned into one of the most outrageous spy sagas of the 21st century. What’s even more inconceivable, though, is the fact that the Russian femme fatale is still causing controversy on the international stage, even after all that’s happened. Like something straight out of a James Bond movie, the true story of the most glamorous spy since Mata Hari is bound to make your jaw drop. Read on for an incredible story of espionage, mystery, and seduction!

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