It's easy to imagine that life in a rural Dominican community is drastically different from your own, but the wildest imagination wouldn't likely conjure up the reality of this village.
Researchers have linked the lack of functioning copies of a particular enzyme with fetuses that appear to be female at birth, only to drop testes and "grow" a penis around the age of twelve. University of California, Berkeley observed the genetic disorder in "as many as two percent of all births" across the village.
In their homeland, afflicted persons are known as "guevedoces," which USRF notes translates literally to "penis at age twelve." The university continues by recalling the first documentation of the disorder, which was published in the American Journal of Medicine in 1977.
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