He was born with an upside-down head, severely deformed limbs and his mother was told by doctors she should allow him to die.
But Claudio Viera de Oliveira has defied the odds so much that he now has written a book about his life after reaching the age of 40.
Mr Oliveria from Monte Santo in Brazil, was born with arthrogryposis, a rare condition that fuses his joints together, which left him with his head upside down and facing the wrong way.
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