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genes from daughter to children
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genes from daughter to children

Hello there,

I wanted to know whats the possibility that the children of this Girl would be blind or deaf or dumb if her father was Blind & mother deaf & dumb. Is it true that the daughter carries genes from father & might pass it onto children? Please let me know..

Many Thanks,
Razikh
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