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Skinned Alive: This Boy’s Skin Falls off With the Slightest Touch

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Your heart will hurt

All physical and mental afflictions are heartbreaking. While most patients don’t want pity, it’s hard not to feel bad for those in pain, especially when it’s innocent children who are affected. But the immense bravery these kids have astounds us adults. Take for example Jonathan Pitre, 16, who is also called “Butterfly Boy,” who suffers from Epidermolysis Bullosa: a severe skin condition where his skin constantly blisters and tears off. Want to know more about Jonathan’s condition? Even though it might be too much for some viewers, we urge you to learn more about this amazing boy and raise awareness of EB.

butterfly boy with mom

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Learn about EB and how Jonathan copes with it