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These Pakistani Boys Are Called 'Solar Brothers' For A Very Shocking Reason

Twilight did shoot many of our minds to fantasize about vampires and what we'd be a 'creature of the night.' And why not! Isn't it mystery and inquisitiveness that has always attracted the human mind? Well, however fun it may sound to be able to sleep for long hours and wake up straight when the sun sets, it isn't, tbh.

While the most of us are drenched with the enigma of Dracula and other stuff, doctors in Pakistan are facing something similar, just that the situation there is just opposite to the unexceptional ones we come across. And it's pretty shocking.


These Pakistani Boys Are Called 'Solar Brothers' For A Very Shocking Reason

These Pakistani Boys Are Called 'Solar Brothers' For A Very Shocking Reason

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Meet the 'Solar Boys' from Pakistan, 13-year-old Mohammad Shoaib and 9-year-old Abdul Rasheed.

Meet the 'Solar Boys' from Pakistan, 13-year-old Mohammad Shoaib and 9-year-old Abdul Rasheed.

While the brothers are just like every boy their age during the daytime, things change for them after the sun sets.

While the brothers are just like every boy their age during the daytime, things change for them after the sun sets.

As soon as the night arrives, the brothers become paralyzed.

As soon as the night arrives, the brothers become paralyzed.

    

During nighttime, they are unable to eat, walk or even move.

During nighttime, they are unable to eat, walk or even move.

The 'Solar Boys' are a very peculiar case for the medical fraternity of Pakistan.

The 'Solar Boys' are a very peculiar case for the medical fraternity of Pakistan.

Shoaib and Rasheed are under medical supervision and doctors have run almost 300 tests on the siblings till now, some being tested overseas as well.

Shoaib and Rasheed are under medical supervision and doctors have run almost 300 tests on the siblings till now, some being tested overseas as well.

The doctors are hopeful that the brothers will be able to lead an almost normal life in near future with the medicines provided.

The doctors are hopeful that the brothers will be able to lead an almost normal life in near future with the medicines provided.

The Pakistani government is providing free medical treatment to the boys who come from an impoverished family.

The reason behind this rare medical condition is probably genetic, according to the doctors, the fact that the parents of the 'Solar Boys' happen to be first cousins.

The reason behind this rare medical condition is probably genetic, according to the doctors, the fact that the parents of the 'Solar Boys' happen to be first cousins.

The statistics of genetic diseases are quite high in Pakistan and several Islamic nations due to marriages conducted within families.

The statistics of genetic diseases are quite high in Pakistan and several Islamic nations due to marriages conducted within families.

While the two brothers turn completely inactive when the night falls, their sisters are living a completely normal life.

While the two brothers turn completely inactive when the night falls, their sisters are living a completely normal life.

'I want to be a teacher,' says Shoaib cheerfully.

'I want to be a teacher,' says Shoaib cheerfully.

With their spirits high, the Solar Brothers tell their ambitions to the media. While the elder one aspires to be a teacher, younger brother Abdul Rasheed hopes to become an Islamic scholar when he grows up.

Here is a short movie based on the rare medical condition of the brothers.

We wish the Solar Brothers a speedy recovery and a normal life like boys of their age.

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