Offbeat

By Sarah Francis


A new-born baby with bright white hair has become an internet sensation, wowing fans that mistake her twilight tresses for Photoshop.

Devina Smith was born May 1st and shocked her family with her magical mane which is the colour of snow.

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Mum Jessica Smith, 27, from Amory, Mississippi , USA, has even likened her daughter to Game of Thrones character Daenerys for their matching silvery locks.

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Doctors diagnosed the tot with partial albinism, but other than needing check-ups on her sight, Devina is perfectly healthy.

Jessica, full time mum of three, said: “I never expected her to have hair like that.

“I didn’t know until she was born.

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“The doctor told me she had a lot of hair during delivery but it was a shock when I saw her for the first time, she had so much hair, it was crazy.

“I hadn’t seen a baby like that before others were blond, but not white.

“I think it makes her extra special.”

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Devina’s locks have already been attracting attention in public and online.

She said: “She’s so tiny, we haven’t taken her out much but when we took her for a hospital visit, a little girl said she looked like a baby doll.

“When we posted her photos online, they were being viewed thousands of times.

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“I couldn’t believe how much attention the photos was getting. People thought it had been photoshopped.

“My oldest is nine and he was so happy, and couldn’t get over her hair either.”