It was a birthday he’ll never forget. On the morning of his 20th birthday, Cire was wheeled into the operating theatre to finally get rid of the tumour on his face.
To top it off, Cire’s care team threw him a belated celebration the following day! “It felt like getting an extra gift,” Cire said. “I was grateful for the surgery and then they gave me this celebration, I was so happy.”
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SAHONDRA, MADAGASCAR 1996
Sahondra, Madagascar 1996 Previous image Next image 40 STORIES OF HEALING: Sahondra Since birth, a cleft lip and palate had limited Sahondra’s ability to eat, speak and even breathe normally.
Bridging the anaesthesia gap
With 12 anaesthestists serving Guinea, West Africa’s 13 million people, a partnership to help strengthen local anaesthesia capacity was a logical step for Mercy Ships.
Rafael, Mexico 1987
Rafael, Mexico 1987 Graeme with Rafael’s photo after surgery Rafael’s transformation Surgeon Dr Gary Parker and Rafael Previous Next 40 STORIES OF HEALING: Rafael Rafael was a man completely transformed.
40 years and 40 stories
When he first stepped on the gangway 40 years ago, Graeme knew this ship would play a big part in his life. 40 years of service was more than he imaged.
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