On September 18th, a very special baby was born in a small village in Assam. At Burrows Memorial Christian Hospital, this baby wasn’t placed in a bed like all the others – instead, he was forced to live in a little cardboard box.
With child abandonment illegal in India, his parents were planning to poison him as soon as they got back home.
Born with a whole mess of external abnormalities stemming from a genetic disorder called Bartsocas-Papas, the newborn was a horrifying sight. Read the full story here ▶