Episode 1 of 'Bone Lab Radio' featuring former OTI, PhD graduate, Dr. Francis Smith


Episode 1 of Bone Lab Radio features our friend and former OTI, PhD, graduate Dr. Francis Smith.

Follow Francis's journey, and hear him play some piano in this month's episode of the bone lab.
This episode is about our friend, Dr. Francis Smith. He was born with Treacher Collins Syndrome. Its a genetic disorder where the bones of the face and ears do not form. When Francis was born, nobody knew whether hed survive. The doctors didnt know what happened. His parents were in such a state of shock that they immediately abandoned him. Strangers underestimate him just because he looks different. Despite this, he found the strength to fight against negative attitudes and achieve things that no one expected

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