13-Year-Old Boy Was Born Without Cheekbones, Eye Sockets or Ears

November 17, 2017

The new Julia Roberts movie, “Wonder,” is about a boy born with severe facial deformities, and his struggles to fit in. ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas spent 3 years documenting the young boy’s story. The condition the boy suffers from is Treacher Collins syndrome and is something parents Russell and Magda Newman know all too well. Their son Nathaniel, 13, is a real life “Wonder Boy.” He was born without cheekbones, eye sockets or ears.

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