Poor need not mean financially poor, as we have known from our experiences, there could be very rich people who are poor in other ways. Pope Francis does not distinguish between materially, spiritually, physically, or otherwise poor … He is concerned for all God’s people! An example to follow? YES! It is what God is asking of all of us! He leads by a simple example!
Neurofibromatosis can lead to hearing and vision loss, heart and blood vessel complications, and severe disability when the tumors begin to compress nerves. Historically, it was associated with the “Elephant Man,” Joseph Merrick, though geneticists now believe Merrick suffered from a different disease.