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Warshin’s Story

Our colleague, Bryce Alan Flurie, has just returned from the CURE Oasis hospital in the United Arab Emirates.  He had the chance to meet a girl named Warshin and her father, Najat.  He shares their story:

Najat  is a documentary filmmaker from Kurdistan, Iraq. Since I’m a multimedia producer, we obviously had a lot to talk about…film festivals, cameras, editing software.  But the most important subject in the room to both of us was his 13-year-old daughter, Warshin.

Warshin was born with clubfoot, a condition that made it difficult for her to keep up with her seven siblings. Fortunately, the Kurdistan region where she is from is filled with kind and accepting people.  But even in an accepting culture, other children can be cruel.

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