40 Stories of Healing: Patrick, Sierra Leone 1992

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The tumour on Patrick’s chin was the largest ship surgeons had tackled to date. But the outbreak of a decade-long Civil War in Sierra Leone interrupted his follow-up treatment. The enormous growth began as a small lump on his chin when Patrick was a child. He endured ridicule and rejection until, as a young man, he made his way to the Mercy Ship in 1993. Read Patrick’s story here