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Happy 'werewolf' girl says she's proud of being special

Supatra Sasuphan says she doesn’t spend time thinking about the rare
condition she has that leaves her with thick hair on her face and body, a
determination to live a normal life that makes her an inspiration to
all who know her.Supatra, an 11-year-old Thai girl who’s known as
Nat, suffers from hypertrichosis, or Ambras syndrome, a genetic
condition marked by excess hair on the face and body. It’s so unusual
that there have been only 50 documented cases since the Middle Ages, when sufferers were feared as werewolves.With thick hair covering most of her face, Nat hopes to be cured one
day, but for now, she’s determined not to let her hirsuteness hold her

“It’s the way I am,” Nat said in an interview with TODAY. “I don’t even think about it.”

At first, she was teased at school, with other kids scared to look at her.

did have a hard time at the b

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Added: Feb-25-2012 Occurred On: Feb-23-2012
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