Pulcherie had lived a tough life. She was completely blind at 15, abandoned by her husband at 33, and left to raise her child as a single mother with no hope for a job.

Pulcherie received free cataract surgery onboard the Africa Mercy, and after 18 years of blindness, she was able to see again.

Share this storyEmail this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Tumblr