Baby who was born without a nose and touched the hearts of many dies aged 2

Baby who was born without a nose and touched the hearts of many dies aged 2

- Eli Thompson was born without a nose

- He touched the hearts of many around the world

- He has died aged two

The toddler who was born without a nose but touched the hearts of millions around the world has sadly passed away.

Eli Thompson was confirmed dead at a medical centre in Alabama, US, on Saturday, June 3, according to his father, Jeremy Finch.

He gained worldwide admiration for his cheerful spirit despite the many health challenges he faced.

Baby who was born without a nose and touched the hearts of many dies aged 2

Eli and his father Jeremy

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Eli had arhinia, a rare condition that affects only one in 197 million babies. It means that he did not have any nasal cavities at the time of his birth. He was also a premature baby.

However, these defects did not appear to diminish his zeal and zest for life. He quickly gained adoration for his fist bumps and cheerful smiles.

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Baby who was born without a nose and touched the hearts of many dies aged 2

Eli with his parents. He was famous for his fist bumps and cheerful personality

In an interview, his father Jeremy said: "[Eli was] very, very bright and happy, always smiling and giving everybody fist bumps."

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From available pictures, one can see why Eli was much loved. His face is infectious in its cheerfulness. He will certainly be missed.

Baby who was born without a nose and touched the hearts of many dies aged 2

Eli with his father and grandfather

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