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Meet Duangjay Samaksamam, The Woman Who Was Born With Very Huge hands (Photos)



Meet a 59-year-old from Thailand, is now living life out in the open, happily running her parents’ grocery store — but things weren’t always that way.

Her affliction means that moving can be agonising and even the simplest of tasks, such as combing her hair, can prove extremely difficult.

Samaksamam was completely devastated when her body first started to swell, which is why she chose to live for years as a recluse. When she was 20 years old, she realized she didn’t want to let her condition control her life any longer. She needed to live for herself and accept her condition.

With this rare form of gigantism causing her pain and discomfort, Samaksamam’s decision to live a normal life has been a difficult one.

“My mom told me that I was born with this condition and it can not be treated, I stayed indoors most of the time but I was forced to come out when my parents couldn’t work anymore, my hands are so heavy that to lift them is a problem. Getting dress is very difficult not to talk of combing my hair or other stuff. Doctors asked me to cut my hands but i can’t do that. I have undergo surgery so many times but my hands grow big again after few days, there was a time I undergo surgery but the pains was too much and i couldn’t sleep at night.”

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doctor said my I am the first and only person in the World who has Macrodystrophia Lipomatosa, from shoulders to fingers on both arms and there is nothing that can be done about it.”

Duangjay said that it has not been easy for her but she has to survive for the sake of her family.