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When scent is absent - living with congenital anosmia

Dia Kline has known since age four that she experiences the world differently than most people do, but it wasn’t until her mid-30s that the Niwot writer and comedian had a formal diagnosis for her lifelong inability to smell—a condition so rare that even a veteran otolaryngologist didn’t believe what he was seeing.

“He looked at me like I was a unicorn or the chupacabra—like some magical, mythical...


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