Man who was a sickly child becomes a physician 18 years later

Man who was a sickly child becomes a physician 18 years later

- A Nigerian man has become a doctor 18 years after he was adopted by an American family

- The man, identified as Paul Anejodo, was seriously ill as a child and was later rescued by an American family

- Anejodo suffered from an ulcerated leg as a child and was cured after his adopted family paid for his treatment

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A Nigerian man, Paul Anejodo, has been celebrated by his family after he became a medical doctor. The young man, who was sickly as a child, has now become a doctor who takes care of the ill. came across his story after his sister, Melissa Giebel, celebrated him on social media.

Giebel took to her Facebook page to celebrate her brother's achievement by narrating the story of his struggles.

Giebel revealed that Anejodo is her adopted brother. She explained that her family met him in a small village in Nigeria when he was a 12-year-old sick child.

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Man who was a sick child becomes a doctor 18 years after healing Source: Paul Anejodo/ Melissa Giebel
Source: UGC

She narrated that Anejodo suffered from an ulcerated leg when he met her family. She described how he was seen seated under a tree swatting flies away from a raw and open wound on his leg.

After he was adopted by Giebel's family, Anejodo was taken to the hospital where he was treated. The sister revealed that a year later, as a 13-year-old, her adopted brother began school.

The young lady celebrated her brother, saying that he had finally gotten the news that he passed his final medical school exams. The lady thanked God for the miracles, her brother's persistence and the help they received from people.

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