LITTLE WARRIOR: This Girl Was Born With Her Heart Outside Her Chest

Screen Shot 2015-10-31 at 8.57.30 AMWhat an inspiration she is!

Virsaviya ‘Bathsheba’ Borun-Goncharova has been beating the odds since before she was born.

When she was pregnant, her mother Dari was told her child would never survive, however six-years later her bright and beautiful daughter is still fighting on.

In fact, it’s fair to say that the she’s quite the little warrior.

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Virsaviya suffers from a condition called Pentalogy of Cantrell, a rare congenital disorder which effects less than one in a million births.

Symptoms and severity of the disorder vary greatly, but in Virsaviya’s case it means that both her heart and intestines are outside of her chest and abdomen.

In fact, Virsaviya’s heart can clearly be seen beating as there’s only a thin layer of flesh covering it.

Read more: metro.co.uk

 

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