Boy Travels 7,500 Miles for Life-Changing Surgery

June 4, 2014 3:50 PM

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Boy Travels 7,500 Miles for Life-Changing Surgery

A 6-year-old boy has finally taken his first steps, thanks to surgery in Stanford, California, 7,500 miles from his home in Palestine.

Hadi Alkhadra was born with arthrogryposis, a mysterious condition that gave him locked knees and feet that were facing the wrong direction. He had to crawl or be carried by his parents until a series of surgeries at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University allowed him to walk for t...

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