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Posted: April 14, 2015

Facebook claims photo of baby born without nose is too shocking

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Facebook has asked a family to remove photos of a baby born without a nose.

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Eli Thompson was born without a nose, a condition called complete congenital arhinia. His mother, Brandi McGlathery took to Facebook in an effort to raise money to help with his ongoing medical expenses.

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Posted by Brandi McGlathery on Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Shortly after McGlathery posted photos of Eli, the social media site asked the family to remove the photos claiming that they were considered too controversial and shocking.  

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Posted by Brandi McGlathery on Thursday, April 9, 2015

“I posted the status with a link about it saying no one's going to keep me from posting photos of my child. If I can see completely distasteful things on Facebook all day long, then I can post a picture of my son,” McGlathery told WKRG.

Facebook reportedly backed off after receiving complaints from users.


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