2-Faced Baby is Hailed As an Indian Goddess
Posted on: Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 09:00 CDT
A baby with two faces was born in a northern Indian village, where she is doing well and is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a Hindu goddess, her father said Tuesday.
The baby, Lali, apparently has an extremely rare condition known as craniofacial duplication, where a single head has two faces. Except for her ears, all of Lali's facial features are duplicated - she has two noses, two pairs of lips and two pairs of eyes.
"My daughter is fine - like any other child," said Vinod Singh, 23, a poor farm worker.