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Watch Celebrities Stammer Through a Tongue Twister to Support a Girl with a Rare Skin Condition

Sohana Collins, 12, has Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare condition that causes her skin to burn and tear at the slightest touch, according to Channel 5 News. She experiences unimaginable pain; small cuts or bumps can quickly become blistering third-degree burns, and without eye drops, the surface of her eyes could be torn. 

“To see her do something really normal without pain would be absolutely incredible,” Sohana’s mom, Sharmila, says in the video below.

There’s currently no known cure for EB, but Sohana’s family in the UK has already helped raise £2,000,000 (more than $3,000,000) for research. Now, several notable new faces are backing their cause. Sharmila reached out to “Homeland” actor Damien Lewis, who not only agreed to support the charity but offered an idea to raise awareness for Sohana’s condition by filming himself blundering through a tongue twister. Since then, Sienna Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson, among others, have supported the campaign on social media.

Learn more about Sohana’s condition and watch these celebs tackle a tongue twister to support her cause in the videos below.


To learn more about Sohana’s story, visit the Sohana Research Fund or search the hashtag #EBtonguetwister.

h/t Faithit

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