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Meet disfigured man kissed by pope

Published On: Nov 26 2013 12:31:12 PM CST

Vinicio Riva has long been accustomed to the unkindness of strangers. He suffers from a non-infectious genetic disease that has left him completely covered from head to toe with growths. But one person who did not hesitate to embrace him warmly was Pope Francis.

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