3-year-old boy can’t play outside in the sun due to rare condition

November 26, 2014 4:46 PM

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3-year-old boy can’t play outside in the sun due to rare condition

For 3-year-old Eddison Miller, playing outside isn’t as simple as walking out the door— he has to wear a special suit because he’s completely intolerant to ultraviolet rays.

Miller, of Kingsnorth, Kent in the UK, was 13 months old when he was diagnosed with xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), an extremely rare, incurable genetic condition that puts him at risk for getting cancer from UV rays, The Telegraph reported. There is no cure for XP.

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