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Sweet smiles

The Week in Photos

Story by CURE International December 16th, 2017


Photos by Avanell Brock

Mary is so happy that her daughter Emily had an operation for her brittle bones!
Our friend Francis came back in to have 8-plates removed! We were so excited to see him and his older brother Blessings!
Hajira is a bit homesick, but playing with a stuffed elephant helped cheer her up!


Photos by Joel Witwer

Dr. Negrini uses a cell phone flashlight to examine how the baby’s cleft palate wound is healing up after surgery.
Djamila was badly burned when she fell into a pot of boiling oil, but she doesn’t let her burns keep her from smiling!


Photos by Marlene Bray

“Look, it’s so tall!” Peter exclaimed about two seconds before his Jenga tower collapsed.
A smile during stretches is rare, but it does happen!


Photos by Christopher Mullen

Children and families wait to be seen at a follow up clinic in Mbarara.


Photos by Abby Tumelo

Gift enjoys having his picture taken! Why not right? He has the sweetest smile!

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Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie

Abubeker came in for a followup and couldn’t contain his happiness while using his walker!
Chaina was back in for a check up and is doing well! He was happy to let us know that he doesn’t need any further surgeries!

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Photos by Naphtali Foster

Sifa’s dad watches as her foot gets measured during her clubfoot checkup.
Dr. Per from Sweden operates on Pamela’s bowed legs.
Santa arrived at CURE, and guess what we found out? His name is actually Joshua George!