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In Living in My Skin, Even if its Purple, an inspirational memoir, six-year-old Debbie discovers she has one red arm and one white arman extensive port wine stain (birthmark). Taunted as a child because of her difference and ignored by boys in her teens, she refuses to allow her birthmark to imprison her and eventually learns self-acceptance. Later, medical problems lead to surprising developments and obstaclesfinding love while hospitalized, experiencing paralysis during pregnancy, learning to walk again, and ultimately discovering that her birthmark is a symptom of Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (K-T), a rare congenital disorder.

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