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Grace's Case is Complete!

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Grace's journey of healing is complete! We invite you to read Grace's story. Click Here to provide the same life-changing chance to another child just like Grace.

About Grace

I can never help but smile when God crosses unlikely paths and unites people for one particular purpose. That’s the case with Grace and a woman named Tammy. While working in a remote village in South Sudan, Tammy noticed a little girl with a severely deformed spine and got in touch with CURE. Because South Sudan lacks infrastructure and decent medical facilities right now, Tammy worked with our staff & the pastor in Grace’s village to schedule Grace for a surgery here in Kijabe.

Since I don’t think paraphrasing does this story much justice, here’s what Tammy told us in an email:

“The pastor was able to speak with Grace's caregiver, which is her grandmother, since her parents divorced and left her with the grandmother. Poor little girl has been through a lot. Her grandmother is so excited and so is little Grace.

Grace told her grandmother, "The white lady that took my picture will go to help me.” I had no idea she even knew what I was doing. I just happened to walk through her area, saw her, took the picture, never spoke a word to her and no one else was around. So for her to know I was going to get her help was totally the Lord speaking to her little heart. When she told people, they all laughed at her since no one saw me take the picture or that I had even been through that way. Now all the people have heard that "the white woman" is taking her to Kenya for help, and the pastor said this is a huge testimony for Christ to those people. So thank you for what you have done to help me help her. This is truly a God thing.”

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  1. 02/23/2012 Grace's case is complete
  2. 02/23/2012 Well, little Aguem/Grace said goodbye to us on Wednesday and headed into Nairobi to set up camp for 6 months. Because of her other health complications, we won't ever be able to operate on her back, but by treating the tuberculosis, we can prevent it from getting worse! So at this point, I'm hoping you'll keep her and her grandmother in your prayers as Aguem continues getting the TB treated & hopefully learns some English while in the city :) You guys are awesome, and I can't thank you enough for your support throughout this process. http://bit.ly/xmvDJ8
  3. 02/20/2012 Ok, so here's what's going on...surgery was on for last week, but then her heart condition came into question, so surgery was off. A pediatrician checked that out, and cleared her for surgery. Then her breathing and lung health was a concern. So now surgery is off again. Since tuberculosis seems to be the culprit of her spine deformity, we're treating her with TB meds & doing breathing exercises with her. They'll be here until Wednesday, then stay in country for about 6 months in hopes of getting her health on track for surgery again. Prayers, prayers, and more prayers please. In the meantime, little "Grace" sure has been having fun in the ward, and was quite entertained when we showed her a Get Well message from a supporter! And her grandmother has learned how to use a cell phone...upside down, but at least it's a start : ) http://bit.ly/xvXKZN
  4. 02/14/2012 Look who's here :) After an exhausting journey of "firsts" (car, plane, hospital, etc), Grace & her crew arrived late this afternoon! Your prayers have been invaluable, so please keep them coming as she gets settled in and as doctors plan for her surgery. http://bit.ly/w4xphC
  5. 02/14/2012 Grace has arrived at CURE Kenya
  6. 01/26/2012 Congratulations! Grace's funding goal is met!
  7. 01/19/2012 Grace and her grandmother http://bit.ly/xgjJr8
  8. 01/19/2012 Grace's real name is Aguem Wol Athian, but Tammy just calls her Grace :) http://bit.ly/x9E5Xg

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Jane Correll

Feb 15, 2012

God Bless You, Grace!…