February 10, 2012 7:30
Journalists spotted in India a unique family — three sisters suffering from "werewolf syndrome" or hypertrichosis. This is a rare hereditary disorder which is characterized by abundant hair on almost all body, writes Daily Mail.
Sister-werewolves — 23-year-old Savita, 18-year-old Monisha and 16-year-old Savitri Sangli live in a small village near the city of Pune in central India. Hypertrichosis inherited from his father.
Faces of the girls almost completely covered with hair — they have very thick eyebrows and men's beards. In the Indian village women with the disease is almost no chance of finding a husband, but the sisters are hoping to arrange his personal life. They regularly use hair removal creams and dream to save money for laser hair removal, worth several thousand dollars, which for them is a huge sum.
All in the family six girls, three other sisters problems with the hair there. Their mother Anita Sambhadzhi Raut said that the rare disease children inherited from his father. Anita was forced to marry him at age 12, and up to the day of the wedding, she did not see her husband and did not know that he is suffering from hypertrichosis.
According to the woman, his uncle and aunt, who raised her after the death of his parents, forced to marry the man under threat of death. A.Raut husband died in 2007.
Indian documentary filmmaker Sheh Gupta intends to make a film about the fate of the girls to draw attention to their problem and help them raise money for laser hair removal and find a husband.
Hypertrichosis — a hereditary disease caused by genetic mutations. This is one of the rarest diseases in the world, it suffers from one of a billion people.