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Patient Update

When Aliou was three years old, his family was in the middle of preparing to send him and his twin sister to school. Everything changed the morning Aliou’s blanket caught fire, enveloping him in flames. Without access to proper medical care and treatment, his skin began to contract, which limited his ability to move his right arm and prevented him from attending school. Aliou’s grandmother brought him to the Africa Mercy in the hopes that her grandson would be healed.


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