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These 16 Stories About Parents Realizing They Have Ugly Kids Will Make You Laugh-Cry

By Pippa Raga

Not all kids look like they stepped out of a Johnson & Johnson or Gerber commercial, that's for sure. But I often wonder, if I were to have an ugly kid, would I be able to tell? Or would my unconditional, all-encompassing love for them skew my perspective, leading me to believe that my slimy frog-looking baby would actually have a chance at a Welsh's commercial?

I used to think all parents found their children absolutely perfect, but boy was I wrong. People have taken to venting on reddit threads about the moment they realized they had a truly hideous child, and they really don't sugarcoat it at all. These stories will have you laughing on the floor.

1. "I felt kind of bad for the kid..."

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I've kind of always known I guess. My son had a very oddly shaped head due to birth complications, and he never really grew into it. I guess the moment that made me realize it was when he started balding at 16. I felt kind of bad for the kid, but tried to give him tips on how to make what he had work.

- Rpgwaiter