Simon Moore comes from the UK and has been afraid of bullying since his childhood, spending most of it behind closed doors. As soon as he goes on the streets, people whisper, point at him, and secretly photograph him. For Simon was born with Treacher Collins Syndrome. This genetic disorder causes the face to become malformed or disfigured, leading to missing ears or cheekbones. But 5 years ago, the deaf 30-year-old met Vicky during sign language classes. The mother of three was not bothered by Simon’s abnormal facial features and fell in love with the gentle-natured man. 2 years later the two marry.

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To complete their luck, all that is missing is a child. But Vicky had herself sterilized after birthing 3 children from her previous marriage. They calculate that it would cost over $10,000 for an artificial insemination. But, there is a 50% chance that the baby will inherit the disorder. “The disorder could manifest itself in many small ways, such as with a hearing disorder,” tells the 36-year-old. “Or the baby could have been born without a face at all. But we weren’t concerned about whether the baby would be born with the disorder or not. Simon is a ‘classic case’ and he is wonderful.”
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In February 2014, baby Alice is finally born. Vicky remembered how she held the girl for the first time in her arms: “She was the spitting image of her father.” Alice also has Treacher Collins Syndrome, however, in a milder form. She has a cleft palate, malformed ears and needs a hearing aid.
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In the meantime, Alice is a cheerful and chipper 14-month-old little girl. But when the family goes outside, they aren’t just followed by curious looks. “My neighbors even said we were 'cruel' because we made her,” tells Alice’s mother. “Another kid looked at her and called her an ugly pig.”
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But her parents do not regret the decision and even say that they wouldn’t have done anything differently. “I have never wished that Alice had been born without the disorder,” tells Simon. “Even though I grew up with the same problems, I really didn’t care whether she had it or not. We knew that if she was born with it, she would be surrounded by people who lover her despite it all. She is her daddy’s little princess and I will tell her everyday how beautiful she is.”
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For Simon and Vicky Moore, their daughter Alice is a miracle and living proof of their love. It doesn’t matter what others say, she is the most beautiful girl in the world for them. If the story of the Moores also touched you, then share this extraordinary story.

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