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Last updated on September 20, 2008.

Jeremiah Alex Bourgoin was born on August 10th, 2005 with a giant Omphalocele containing his liver, intestine and stomach. An omphalocele is a congenital ventral wall defect that involves herniation of a portion of the abdominal organs into the base of the umbilical cord. Involvement of the liver is less common, and is seen in approximately 1 in 10,000 births. These pages will tell his story...