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Noah Connell on his first day of school. See SWNS story SWLSschool. A little boy born with a rare condition which means rain could kill him celebrated his first day of school today (Weds). Noah Connell, five, was born unexpectedly when his parents were both teenagers, and had no idea they were expecting. Mum Jade Gordon was 18 and dad Kieran Connell was just 16, when Noah arrived in May 2017.The tot was born with multiple health conditions which baffled medics, who referred to them as 'Noah syndrome' - and became the first baby in the UK to have metal scaffolding inserted into his face.