My Parents Abandoned Me Because Of My Face: My Life With Treacher Collins Syndrome

Episode 7,  Nov 02, 2022, 06:00 AM

Jono Lancaster was born with Treacher Collins Syndrome. It’s a rare condition that means his face looks a little different to others. The condition caused Jono’s parents to abandon him at birth and for Jono to face bullying and torment growing up. We hear what happened when Jono reached out to his birth parents years later and how he eventually found the strength to love his face.

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