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This meeting between the Pope and a badly disfigured man will warm your heart.

This meeting between the Pope and a badly disfigured man will warm your heart.

Those amazing photos are the result of a meeting between Pope Francis and a man whose face has been badly disfigured by neurofibromatosis*, as part of the Pope’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. Hat-tip to Justin Green. See more photos like this here.

* Thanks to readers for pointing out it wasn’t boils, which are caused by an infection.

Dylan Matthews | November 6, 2013 at 3:53 pm
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