This is SO unique!
A 28-year-old woman named Christina Santhouse has both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree, she owns her own home, she got married two years ago… and she is missing the entire right half of her brain!!
The speech pathologist was a normal kid growing up, until her incredible story started in the third grade, when she was diagnosed with a rare disease called Rasmussen's encephalitis.
Had it gone untreated, it would have killed her, and after Christina started getting massive amounts of seizures — nearly 150 each day — doctors knew it was time to operate on the then 8-year-old girl.
Unfortunately, that meant removing half her brain!!!
Christina's mother Lynne Catarro, speaking to the Philadelphia Inquirer, remembers her feelings during the surgery very well, even to this day: