Results for Patient Stories


“Ugly” wasn’t her true identity

by on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:28 pm

“I’m sorry if my daughter hides her face from the camera. She often gets called ‘ugly,’” Christyn’s mother, Arlyn, shared. On November 5th, 2018, empty chairs filled the ground-floor lobby at Tebow CURE Hospital, waiting for our usual mix of orthopedic clinic patients along with cleft lip and palate patients attending our cleft clinic. We […]

Celebrating Maryanne’s Healing Journey

by on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5:10 pm

Maryanne is cheeky, adorable, welcoming, happy, and all of those sweet things you can’t help but notice every time you see her. Maryanne is seven years old and has a limb deformity that developed after she turned two. Her legs mysteriously began bending awkwardly around the knees, giving her mom, Maureen, worry. Maureen found herself […]

Kneeling no more

by on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 12:26 pm

JV Boy couldn’t stand. He walked on his knees through elementary and high school. For 14 years, JV Boy’s knees took him everywhere, even on motorcycle rides. “I packed lunch for him so he didn’t have to leave school in the middle of the day. It takes so much effort for him to go to […]

A Tale of Two Winnies

by on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4:21 pm

A few years back, Winnie, a 22-year-old woman from western Uganda, left her home in search of employment in the city of Kampala. She did find work. Eventually, she even started her own business selling matooke (plantains). Some time later, Winnie gave birth to a baby girl. She named her Winnie. She was shocked to […]

God touches hearts in his own time: Kiko’s story

by on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Bullying is a common experience shared by the kids who come to Tebow CURE. They get left out of groups and are mocked because of the way their disability affects their movement. Unless you’re Kiko. Kiko has lived without legs since rebels stormed his village and burnt his home. The five-year-old lost his legs in […]

Thokozani is Jumping for Joy

by on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 3:34 pm

A couple of weeks ago, we had the privilege of visiting former patient Thokozani. He was treated at CURE Malawi for Blount’s disease, a condition that affects the knee and causes the leg to bow. We’re always so thankful to hear how God has used CURE Malawi to heal and change not only the children […]

Where there was death, God has given life

by on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 8:12 am

Life is tough for the Fulani, traditional nomads who wander the southern Sahara, the expansive desert that spans much of Niger. So while life is hard for the Fulani, life is especially hard for Hadiza, a young Fulani girl born with knock knees,

Anthony: A Skeptical Father Believes!

by on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:52 am

When the second follow-up appointment came, Anthony accompanied his son with one mission in mind: to prove to himself that his son’s leg was indeed getting healed.

New name gives a young boy hope

by on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 8:52 am

When Minyichl was born, his father Azmeraw realized his son’s deformed foot would be limiting, but after having surgery with CURE, he gave his son a new name!

Clubfoot free: Bertha

by on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 8:39 pm

“Your visit has encouraged us to keep coming to CURE.”

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