Girl can’t love – level 1

11-03-2016 15:00

This news is about a girl. She is three years old. She is from Britain. She has a rare illness. She cannot love or be loved. If you show her love, she gets aggressive. She can even attack you.

For example, her mother cannot kiss her. However, they show love in a special way. The mother is happy for every day with her daughter.

Around 130 people in the UK have this illness. Only 1,500 people in the world have it.

Difficult words: rare (special), illness (something which is wrong with your body), aggressive (wanting to attack).

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