Shiloh Pepin

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Shiloh Pepin, a girl who was born with fused legs, a rare condition often called “mermaid syndrome,” and gained a wide following on the Internet and national television, has died. She was 10. KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Shiloh Pepin, the spunky 10-year-old dubbed the “mermaid girl” and beloved by people the world over, will be buried Wednesday wearing the dress she picked out for her school picture.

Shiloh Pepin a little with with a very rare congenital deformity called Sirenomelia which is found in about 1100000 live births. Labels mermaid girl mermaid girl shiloh pepin mermaid girl tlc mermaid syndrome sirenomelia.
Shiloh Pepin

She’ll be laid to rest next to the stillborn sister she never knew. But what her mother, Leslie, wants people to remember most about her daughter is not that she died, but rather, how she lived. But if Shiloh was busily living the life of a regular fifth-grader, she was also something special. The Pepins shared their daughter’s story with the world, both in newspapers and, later, through documentaries on The Learning Channel and even an appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in September.Shiloh Pepin

KENNEBUNKPORT Maine Shiloh Pepin the spunky 10yearold dubbed the mermaid girl and beloved by people the world over will be buried Wednesday wearing the dress she picked out for her school picture. A rare congenital deformity called Sirenomelia has struck the little girl Shiloh Pepin. She aired her familys dirty laundry on the show.

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