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Baby Inherits Rare 'Birthmark,' Like Generations of Women Before Her

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An 18-month-old in South Carolina was born with with a streak of white hair (think Cruella De Vil). The same trait has been passed down for four generations in her family.

The toddler, MilliAnna, has poliosis, a rare condition in which there is an absence of pigmentation in hairy areas.

Her mom, Brianna Worthy, grandmother and great-grandmother all had the "birthmark," as their family calls it. But Worthy is unsure how far back it goes because her great-grandma was adopted as a child.

While Worthy's hair was a source of bullying when she was younger, she was excited to see the trait passed onto her daughter and hope MilliAnna embraces it as she grows.

"I had several names such as 'skunk' that kids would try to insult me with as a child," the mom told the Daily Mail. "But I grew to end up really loving it in my hair and was confident that it was my own unique signature look. I plan to raise my daughter knowing she is beautiful and special."

You go, mama.

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