'Turtle Boy,' Kid Born With Mole Covering 40% Of Body, Has New Hope Thanks To Fierce Advocates

July 10, 2014 10:59 PM

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New groundbreaking research is bringing long-awaited hope to a Colombian boy who was born with a rare skin condition whose cause, until now, has been a medical mystery.

Didier Moltavo, dubbed "Turtle Boy," according to MSN New Zealand, because of his congenital birthmark that covered 40 percent of his body, may no longer have to worry about the effects of his debilitating condition. Didier has congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN), a skin condition that causes such bi...

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