She overcame all obstacles to become Benin’s first and only plastic reconstructive surgeon – the remarkable Dr Agbessi serves a nation of 10 million people in poverty. Multiply medical capacity in developing nations from Mercy Ships New Zealand on Vimeo.
Click to watch on Vimeo (01:41) The mass grew for 30 years on Mariette’s back, finally reaching 4.5Kg (10lb). The size of a watermelon. It weighed heavy on Mariette’s body, mind and spirit. When she tried to play with local children, neighbours would tell the children “the monster … Read More