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News - June 6, 2014

Palestinian boy walks for first time after treatment at Lucile Packard

Six-year-old suffered from extreme orthopedic deformities, can now walk and go to school

by Christina Dong

Six-year-old Hadi Abukhadra is able to walk for the first time in his life, thanks to surgery and rehabilitation at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital — treatment that he traveled 7,500 miles to receive.

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Editorial Intern Christina Dong can be emailed at cdong@paweekly.com.

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Posted by Member, a resident of Mountain View
on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:37 am

I am so glad to read your article,and I feel so good to see Americans able to help other countries with kind of heart instead of war. We can change people's lives and they will never forget... In the nice way.


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