King for a day

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Julian Acosta is your typical 7-year-old boy.

His mom, Susana, describes him as fun, independent and a little boy with a lot of strength.

But Julian was born with a rare skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa. Something as simple as a soft touch to the skin can cause severe blisters.

“They look like they’re third degree burns. He looks like a burn victim but it’s constant. It never ends,” Acosta says.

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