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Instagram apologizes for removing photo of boy with facial deformity12 Sep 8:44pm

Instagram apologizes for removing photo of boy with facial deformity

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User reported photo of Harry Beswick, 12, who has no left eye, to app’s content moderators, prompting outrage that led to the photo’s restoration Instagram has apologized for taking down a photo of a boy with a facial deformity after another user reported it to the photo-sharing app’s content moderation team. Twelve-year-old Harry Beswick was born with Goldenhar syndrome, which means he has no left eye, eye socket, nostril or left ear. His mother, Charlie, runs a parenting blog and Instagram account where she posts about parenting a special needs child like Harry and his twin brother Oliver.
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