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Extremely Poor Chinese Boy with ‘Balloon Feet’ Receives Free Surgery

Meng Weixin, 14, awaits a life changing surgery that will give him a chance to walk and finally wear shoes on his feet that have been debilitated by congenital neurofibromatosis.

The world is full with rare diseases that prevents millions from having a normal life.  Getting up each morning is a battle, but they do it.  But just think if you suffered from one of these rare, debilitating diseases and you were extremely poor.  That adds another unbearable level of difficulty because there isn’t any access to resources to help with the illness.

According to a report in the New York Daily News from Britain’s The Sun newspaper, Meng Weixin 14, was born with congenital neurofibromatosis.  It’s a rare disease that caused his feet to grow and grow until they resembled balloons.  He hasn’t been able to wear shoes because of the condition and now he is being given the ultimate gift. Continue reading

The ‘Hand of Hope’ 12 Years Later

Famous picture of Samuel Alexander Armas at 21 weeks old is working for pro-lifers 12 years later.

No one would’ve known that this child would become the poster child to support pro-lifers in their crusade to end partial birth abortions.  But, while the picture was meant to tell a story of a child having a phenomenal surgery in utero to prevent a debilitating disorder, that miraculous story was lost. Continue reading

Former Miss Argentina Dies from Butt Enhancements

Solange Magnano, former Miss Argentina 1994
Solange Magnano, former Miss Argentina 1994

A model and mother of twins, Solange Magnano, 38, appears to have died from complications to a butt enhancement.  According to the Associated Press, “sheremained in critical condition with acute respiratory deficiency for three days after her surgery in Buenos Aires.”  A friend of hers stated that injections in the procedure “went to her lungs and brain.” Continue reading