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High Five! (Or should I say six?) Here’s to being ordinary.

I’m just an ordinary girl.

But I wasn’t born ordinary.

I was literally EXTRA ordinary.

I had an extra pinky finger – six fingers on my left hand – eleven fingers in total.

My mom said one of the nurses gasped when I came out, startled by my abnormality. My mother cried out in a panic, “What’s wrong?” When the doctor replied with, “It’s a girl. And she has an extra finger,” my mother said, in her ain’t no big thang way, “Oh, that’s all.” Continue reading