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Chifuniro from Malawi on Today
"I want to read what the doctors and nurses write in my book," Chifu said trying to read her hospital file. This awesome girl is improving a lot! The doctors said she has a few more days to continue cleaning the pins and then she might be going home!
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Kelsi from the Philippines on Today
Kelsi rolled on into the operating room this morning like she owned the place, her chill attitude is beyond adorable! Dr. Shelley was able to remove her extra thumb quickly, and even though she’ll have a small scar as a reminder of her surgery as she grows, Dr. Shelley expressed her hope that “she’ll never remember this.” We hope that what she does remember is all the care and attention she has been given here at the hospital, and the everlasting impact that your prayers and support will have on her life!
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Jhezzel from the Philippines on Today
Jhezzel wrote in her journal that she was a little worried about surgery, but was thankful that God would be watching over her, and she would no longer have fear. She has been one of our most relaxed patients ever, so everyone was surprised to hear her crying as she awoke from surgery this morning. Occasionally a patient will have a rough wake up due to anesthesia, and poor Jhezzel was the recipient of that experience today. Fortunately, our team was on hand to calm her back down, and she must have remembered the words she prayed earlier, because she fell back asleep quickly and has been comfortable since. Please pray as she continues to recover from surgery, and that God’s peace will continue to be with her.
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Oumal Hair from Niger on Today
Oumal Hair came back because she managed to come down with a case of malaria. While it's scary sounding, it's just a part of life in Niger. We got her taken care of with some medication and she is already feeling better. She also got a few gifts today donated to the hospital by a Japanese organization. That is always a way to lift one's spirits on a half Christmas like today!
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Joyce from Zambia on Today
Joyce was in high spirits when she was waiting to go to the OR for her cast change this morning! She had her cast change and she's officially been discharged! Bertha, Joyce's mother, is happy with the progress that has been made with Joyce's healing so far and is excited to go back home as she misses her other kids. There had previously been some talk of going straight into Joyce's second surgery, but the doctors and Bertha talked and decided to take things slow. Joyce will need to keep this last cast on for about six weeks until she comes back for a check up and then we can start making a plan to straighten out her second foot!
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Ibrahim from Niger on Today
Ibrahim has had his surgery and it went without a hitch! The doctors were able to go in and fix up the section of his leg which had broken. They also removed the old pins and installed new, longer pins which will support Ibrahim's legs as he continues to grow and make breaks like the one we fixed less likely to happen. All in all, it was a long, but straight forward surgery and this young man is no worse for the wear afterwards!
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Chifuniro from Malawi on Today
Chifuniro is having a blast playing outside today with his mom and the yellow car! He loves making silly faces and told us, "I'm going to the operating room tomorrow!" He also said that yesterday, but his prediction didn't pan out so we'll see what actually happens. Chifuniro is really excited for his next surgery, but the doctors haven't actually decided when it will be. Please keep the doctors in your prayers as they make these tough decisions and Chifuniro as he holds onto hope for his upcoming operation!
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Koubra from Niger on Today
Koubra stopped back by CURE Niger! She's had a slight complication since the last time we saw her. Evidently she was doing fine for a long time, but then she fell sick with malaria. A local hospital was able to treat her malaria, but not long after, her leg began to pus again. Afraid that it's indicative of a deeper infection, Koubra's mother brought Koubra back to us as soon as she could. Right know we've put Koubra on a wound cleaning and bandage change regimen and we'll see how things progress!
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John from Kenya on Today
We’d like you to meet John. John is a boy who comes from far and is going to go far. Someday, we can look back at this photo and see just how far God has brought him! Be praying for him this week as he starts this journey of healing!
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Peter from Uganda on Today
Peter is back with us! Fatima told us Peter has been mostly fine. He was eating well and he was even playing until a week ago when he started having headaches. He even began refusing to eat. She also noticed Peter's head began to increase in size. Fatima made the right call to bring Peter back to us here at CURE Uganda. The doctors saw this little guy and Peter is scheduled to have surgery tomorrow. Please pray for Peter, that may God protect him during his surgery!
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Wairimu from Kenya on Today
Dr. Jomo and Dr. Mailu worked to lengthen Wairimu’s achilles tendon and they also moved a tendon in her foot. This will both allow her to step down better and also ensure that her foot no longer pulls inward. These steps seem simple, but there’s so much complexity in them and so much knowledge necessary to perform the steps. We’re grateful for our doctor who know how to carry out complicated procedures such as Wairimu’s!
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Damascus from Uganda on Today
“Damascus is doing well” said Mary. She along with the nurses have been keeping an eye on Damascus for seizures and he's doing just fine. Mary also got the good news that after several weeks here with us at CURE Uganda, Mary and Damascus will be discharged tomorrow! Thank you all for your prayers.
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Naomi from Kenya on Today
Naomi went to the OR and her surgery was successful! As the doctors were operating and talking during her surgery, we were able to see just how much correction was already visible from the first few minutes of her surgery. We are super grateful to God for doctors who are devoted to helping kids like Naomi and for people like you who keep praying for the kids we serve.
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Nels from the Philippines on Yesterday
Someone is warming up to being here at Tebow CURE! Nels is slowly coming out of his shell, smiling and playing in Timmy's Playroom during clinic. You'll just have to take our word on the smile though as we were playing hide and seek with this mask! Nels has made it through another cast change and he was brave through it all! We look forward to playing with Nels again next week!
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Jhezzel from the Philippines on Yesterday
"She's going to school now! And her dad made her a walker! Look!" Mom Melissa pulled out a photo of Jhezzel using her personalized walker! It was such a nice reunion with Jhezzel and her parents. They are back to a familiar place and resting in the ward as Jhezzel gets read for for a rod removal with revision surgery tomorrow! As Jhezzel remembers what it's like to go into the OR, we know our job is to be praying for her!
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