Saying Goodbye To "Mermaid Girl" Shiloh Pepin

On October 24, 10-year-old Shiloh Pepin died after spending a week in the hospital with pneumonia. Shiloh was born with sirenomelia, aka "mermaid syndrome," and was the subject of two documentaries.

Mermaid Girl showcased how Shiloh handled her condition, both mentally and physically, while Mermaid Girl: A New Chapter celebrated her 10th birthday, which extraordinary considering that doctors didn't expect her to live beyond infancy. Shiloh also made an amusing appearance on an episode of Oprah earlier this year. In the clip above, Shiloh talks about sirenomelia and her inspiring outlook on life.


Earlier: "Mermaid Girl" Shiloh Pepin Appears On Oprah


What an amazing girl!

Ok, Sorry to go there but I have to ask... how did she pee? #shilohpepinmermaidgirl