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5-Year-Old With Pica Eats Window Blinds, Wall Plaster, & Threads

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Now that's some smart parenting!

A mother from the United Kingdom had to reportedly leave bits and pieces of celery and nut fragments on the carpet in order to get her son to eat them.

That's not all — she also had to

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Calling My Strange Addiction! This Girl Eats SPONGES And SOAP!

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Oh man. TLC is going to be on this like white on rice!

Get ready! This girl is totally en route to My Strange Addiction!

Kerry Trebilcock is a 21 year old from Cornwall who, after contracting a hookworm while vacationing in Morocco, developed pica, which causes its victims to crave objects that are not food…and due to the condition, has left her eating up to 4,000 sponges and 100 bars of soap!

And although she had the parasite taken care of by her doctor, she was afraid to mention her bizarre eating habits, so she let them continue, which has led to serious stomach cramps, constipation, and diarrhea!

She explains:

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3-Year-Old Has Rare Condition That Causes Her To Eat Lightbulbs, Wood, Rocks

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This is unbelievable.

3-year-old Natalie Hayhurst has a rare condition called Pica, which causes her to have a craving for pretty much everything.

Named after the magpie bird, which eats everything in sight, Pica creates a compulsion to eat things that aren't food. It has driven young Natalie to eat anything from wood to rocks to even lightbulbs.

The disease could be fatally dangerous, which her mom Colleen had a first run-in with when Natalie ate a lightbulb. She was rushed to a hospital where doctors performed surgery to remove the glass.

Wow. So scary.

Poor girl. To get more info on Natalie and her condition, watch above.

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