Young boy gets his disability corrected with free surgery; social media celebrates

Young boy gets his disability corrected with free surgery; social media celebrates

- An African boy who was disabled from birth has been totally transformed by a charity organisation named Mercy Ships

- The young man's back was misshapen but a series of surgeries was able to correct the disorder

- Mercy Ships is a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978 and aided millions of direct beneficiaries

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A young boy is fast going viral on social media after his life was totally transformed for the better through a series of surgical procedures.

In the reports sighted by Briefly.co.za, it is indicated that Mercy Ships, a renowned charity organisation, undertook the procedure at no cost to the young man and his family.

The young gentleman was reportedly taken through different series of delicate and complicated stages of the surgery for the transformation to be completed.

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Young boy gets his disability corrected with surgery for free; social media can't keep calm

Young boy gets his disability corrected with surgery for free; social media can't keep calm Source: Facebook, Mercy Ships
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Mercy Ships is a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978 and aided millions of direct beneficiaries.

According to the official biography sighted by Briefly.co.za on the verified Facebook handle of Mercy Ships, they have performed more than 84,477 life-changing operations.

Every procedure by Mercy Ships is free to the patients such as cleft lip and palate, cataract removal, straightening of crossed eyes, orthopaedic and facial reconstruction.

In a separate report, Dr Anita Oppong-Quaicoe, one of the quiz mistresses who moderated the 2020 National Science and Maths Quiz, was once a contestant on the same stage.

According to a report on Nsmq.com.gh, Dr Oppong-Quaicoe joined the pool of NSMQ moderators in 2020 and has moderated some contests at the Regional Qualifiers as well as the Preliminary Stage.

It is reported that Oppong-Quaicoe represented Ghana National College at the National Championship of the National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ) in 2005.

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In other positive news from Briefly.co.za, Facebook group #ImStaying is the reason behind a wonderful love story. Morwedi'a Legodi shared her story of meeting her fiancé on the popular Facebook group. Morwedi'a credits the group for meeting Nelson Khobidi Ndalama.

According Morwedi'a, Nelson saw a picture of her on the group a few months ago before DMing her. Morwedi'a says they became friends first and then fell in love. Nelson then popped the question and she said yes. She added:

"Even if it takes us years, we will get married. I had doubts as people told me I can't date a Malawian but he makes me happy. I am so thankful to this group. For that happiness that I got in this group, ImStaying."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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