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About Edelawit

Edelawit is so cute that it hurts. She needs a surgery for her left hip. Her family realized that she was limping when she started walking. They took her to another hospital then were referred to CURE. Her father is retired, and the surgery Edelawit needs is not affordable for this family.

She will need what is called a hip open reduction where the doctor will go in and place the hip into the right spot. She also may need what is called a femoral shortening to shave down the bone in her leg so that both are even.

Edelawit is a happy little girl. She loves to play. Now it will just be easier for her to cut up and run around! We can't wait to see her back at CURE in June for her operation.

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  1. 02/13/2013 Edlawit's x-ray picture from today. She is doing very well, her hip is in the right place and everything looks great. We are going to see her after a year for another follow-up. http://bit.ly/X1Zv6p
  2. 11/13/2012 Edelawit's follow up appointment has been scheduled for 02/13/2013
  3. 11/13/2012 So happy! that she don't have to be in a cast any more. The doctors saw her today and they say her hip is in it's right position and she doesn't need the cast, but she will be back after three months for a follow-up. . http://bit.ly/RA2lwX
  4. 10/08/2012 Edelawit's follow up appointment has been scheduled for 11/13/2012
  5. 10/04/2012 Edelawit is in recovery at CURE Ethiopia
  6. 10/03/2012 Edelawit's treatment date has been changed to 10/03/2012
  7. 08/17/2012 Edelawit is scheduled for followup at CURE Ethiopia
  8. 08/13/2012 after her cast change http://bit.ly/OdUXWu
  9. 08/13/2012 Edelawit's treatment date has been changed to 09/25/2012 - Edelawit is back at home continuing her recovery. She'll be back next month to hopefully get that cast removed.
  10. 08/08/2012 Edelawit is in recovery at CURE Ethiopia - She's got her new cast on now, and she's sleeping soundly in the ward.
  11. 08/08/2012 Edelawit's treatment date has been changed to 08/08/2012 - She's getting a cast change today.
  12. 08/07/2012 http://bit.ly/Mq6Q8G
  13. 08/07/2012 Edelawit got admitted today so that she can get a spica cast change sometime this week, most likely tomorrow.
  14. 08/07/2012 Edelawit has arrived at CURE Ethiopia
  15. 07/12/2012 Congratulations! Edelawit's funding goal is met!
  16. 06/27/2012 Edelawit's follow up appointment has been scheduled for 08/07/2012
  17. 06/22/2012 Even rocking a spica cast, this girl is smiling. She is the happiest little child! http://bit.ly/Ln9QpH
  18. 06/19/2012 Edelawit is in recovery at CURE Ethiopia
  19. 06/19/2012 Edelawit's treatment date has been changed to 06/19/2012
  20. 05/11/2012 Edelawit walking at her first appointment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0B4hC6x6F94&feature=youtu.be

Goal

We must raise $1000 to support this life-changing procedure for Edelawit at CURE Ethiopia. (FAQ's)

 

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