Born without a nose
Eli was born at South Baldwin Hospital on March 4 without a nose. Besides not having an external nose, he doesn’t have a nasal cavity or olfactory system. Eli has an extremely rare condition known as complete congenital arhinia, said his mother Brandi McGlathery, adding that there are only about 37 cases worldwide like his. The chance of being born with congenital arhinia is one in 197 million, she said.