Two-inch feather grows out of baby’s neck

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No one knew what was bothering 7-month-old Mya Whittington. Her discomfort stumped her parents and doctors. She was finally hospitalized – and a 2-inch feather eventually poked its way out of her neck, shocking everyone.

“We were just pretty much in disbelief,” Mya’s dad, Aaron Whittington, 26, told ABCNews.com.

The mystery of Mya’s pain started on Saturday.

“I was at work and my wife noticed that the left side of her neck had started to swell, and she called me at work and asked if we should take her to the emergency room,” Whittington said.

“[The pediatrician] threw on gloves and she pulled out a 2-inch feather and she’s like, ‘It’s a feather.’ And we’re like, ‘What do you mean it’s a feather?’ And she showed us,” Whittington said, still in disbelief.

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