Today, when you see Maureen in the middle of a village dance party, you’d never know that the pain of knock knees once forced her to crawl from place to place.
Today, when you watch Adonis run faster than any kid on the block, you wouldn’t believe that his mother spent years searching for healing for his clubfoot, wondering if he’d ever be able to walk.
Today, when you experience the joy of being offered a cup of fresh chai at Mohit’s house, you’d never know that his family once thought they were going to have to sell their only cow to find treatment for his clubfoot.
Today, when you sense the peace that radiates from Luyando’s mother Brenda, it would be hard to imagine the anxious days and weeks she spent waiting to find healing for her daughter’s hydrocephalus.
Today, when you read Charity’s notebooks filled with stories and equations, you couldn’t tell that the girl who wants to become a doctor once had to drop out of school due to the pain of walking with knock knees.
Today, when you see a little girl with a huge smile, it’s nearly impossible to tell that Megertu spent part of her childhood being beaten by her family members because she was disabled.
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