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Baby born with 26 fingers and toes hailed as ‘reincarnation of Hindu goddess’

New York Post

By Brooke Steinberg
Published Sep. 19, 2023, 12:21 p.m. ET

A baby born in India was born with 26 fingers and toes — and her family thinks it’s divine.

The newborn from Bharatpur, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, has seven fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot.

Medical professionals said that she was born with a rare genetic abnormality — but her family believes she’s actually the “second coming of a Hindu goddess.”

Dholagarh Devi is a well-known deity whose temple is located close to where the baby was born. Statues depict the goddess of Dholagarh as a young girl with several arms.

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