The Morning Edition - K-W | Apr 18, 2013 | 6:33

Penny Loker: I'm not disfigured, I'm 'facially-different'

Penny Loker was born with two medical conditions that left her "facially different." Her story went viral after she put CNN in its place over a viewer discretion warning for photos of Vietnamese kids disfigured by Agent Orange.

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