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Thalidomide Apology

Born Without Arms or Legs: The Secret Legacy of Thalidomide

Eileen Cronin | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Eileen Cronin

I was born without lower legs and a hand with missing fingers that we called "the claw." Leslie was born with an underdeveloped upper body. Her shoulders and arms are thin as reeds, and she has no hands.

Drugmaker Apologizes For Medicine That Caused Severe Birth Defects

AP | FRANK JORDANS and MARIA CHENG | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living

BERLIN — The German manufacturer of a notorious drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all...