Tree man illness - level 1
A man in Bangladesh has an unusual skin illness. Its name is the tree man illness. The man’s hands look like little trees. Doctors in Bangladesh do a first operation on him. They operate on his right hand.
Doctors say that the man must have more operations. They want to operate on his left hand, too.
The doctors send small parts of his hands to America for tests. They want more information about the illness.
Only three people in the world have this illness – it is very rare.
Difficult words: illness (when you are sick), rare (not normal).
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