Shiloh Pepin

 

Age: 10

 

Summary: Maine girl born with fused legs, a rare condition often called "mermaid syndrome", who gained a wide following on the Internet and national TV, in which the condition, also known as sirenomelia, meant that she had only one partially working kidney, no lower colon or genital organs, and legs fused from the waist down, whose story was featured recently on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: August 4, 1999

 

Died: October 23, 2009

 

Location: Portland, Maine