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Daily Mail: Cynthia Murphy has taken it upon herself to become an advocate for craniofacial conditions. Her husband Thane says: ‘I didn’t look at her as having any kind of disability‘
Couple are active on social media helping others with disabilities in their quest to find health and happiness.
Cynthia Murphy was born with the rare craniofacial disorder, Treacher Collins Syndrome – a genetic disorder characterized by the deformity of the eyes, ears, cheekbones, and chin, affecting only one in 50,000 people.
With no cure for the condition, patients often undergo various surgeries to try and reduce the severity of their facial deformities.
The 32-year-old, experienced an onslaught of bullying throughout her childhood but found love. Her husband Thane has a Traumatic Brain Injury-related PTSD disability that he incurred while in the USMC.
After more than 16 plastic surgeries and one major jaw reconstruction, Cynthia has found strength through advocating for her condition.