What a Photo Shoot With Snakes Reminded Me About Skin

What a Photo Shoot With Snakes Reminded Me About Skin

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What a Photo Shoot With Snakes Reminded Me About Skin

The skin is the body’s largest organ, with a total surface area of about 22 square feet. The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the sensations of touch, heat, and cold. In my case, my skin is “special.” I live with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare skin condition that makes skin so fragile it easily blisters or rips. A while ago, to celebrate my unique skin, I…

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