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Title: A Very Long Journey    Posting date: 2012-10-31 14:30:46

Cristina was seen in the medical clinic during the Kirby River Trip in September, 2012.  The team visited the village of Pueblo Nuevo, near the Laguna de Perlas, in the department of R.A.A.S.

The first thing Cristina asked when she sat down in her chair in the clinic was, "Do you do surgeries here?"  It was discovered that Cristina had known for years that she ... read the rest of the story >>

Title: The Lame "Walk"    Posting date: 2012-08-27 21:56:57

Bayron is an eight-year-old boy from the village of Terrabono, Matagalpa.  He was seen in the medical clinic from the Turnage/Childs team in June of 2012. 

Bayron has a lot of medical needs.  He is unable to walk, and his parents had grown accustomed to carrying him around.  At this point, they are able to do it with some difficulty, but as he grows, this will ... read the rest of the story >>

Title: The Blind Can See    Posting date: 2011-08-26 11:28:40

49 year-old Guillermina Alejandrina Lopez is from San Antonio in the department of Chontales, Nicaragua.  In early June, 2011 she came through the Jeff Palmer team's medical clinic. Guillermina was totally blind due to having cataracts in both eyes.  Because of this, she was forced to rely heavily on the help of her family to meet her everyday needs.  Taking a pr... read the rest of the story >>

Title: Making a Difference    Posting date: 2011-08-12 18:54:23

Two year old Anthony David from Reitoca, El Paraiso has never known what it is like to walk like a normal little boy. He was born with the curved tibias.  The first half of his legs appear normal,but below the knee, bones of the knee joints cause the legs to curve outwardly, giving a "bowed" appearance.  Even with this deformity, presently, he can walk right now.  Ho... read the rest of the story >>

Title: Coming Full Circle    Posting date: 2011-08-12 18:00:26

Back in July of 2008, the Hall/Gray team went to Villa Santa, El Paraiso & encountered a 7 year old boy named Wilmer.  He lost his hearing around the age of 2, & the mother never knew why or what might have happened to cause this.  So from the ages of 2-7, Wilmer has lived in his own world, unable to hear anything at all.  The '08 team paid for Wilmer to see an aud... read the rest of the story >>

Title: Healing Hearts    Posting date: 2011-08-10 18:07:07

In February 2009, 12 year old Carla Bautista was seen by the Randy Davis team in Jesus de Otoro, Intibuca, & diagnosed for the first time in her life as having an Atrial Deptal Defect of her heart. Veronica, her mom, was concerned that her daughter was tired all the time & not wanting to play with her friends as she once had.  The problem was Carla had a bad problem that could o... read the rest of the story >>

Title: 46 year old Jose    Posting date: 2011-08-10 15:51:34

46 year old Jose was seen in San Lucas by the Talladega Team on March 16, 2011. His chief complaint was that he could not see very well and wondered if the team could help him. In the team's optical clinic, they tried several different pairs of eyeglasses, but his myopia was too severe for anything to fit him perfectly. So the team wanted to help Jose as a Project Life patient and provided m... read the rest of the story >>

Title: three year old Steven    Posting date: 2011-08-10 15:47:34

Three year old Steven was seen March 2, 2011 by the Robbins team in Cerro Bonito, outside Talanga in Francisco Morazon. He was born with a left crossed-eye, which has progressively gotten worse over the last two years. after

His vision was impaired, & mom noticed his inability to gauge distances & that he would hold objects or toys up to his right eye in order to see. The lo... read the rest of the story >>

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