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A Bond Built from Hope: Kriti’s Story
When Dr. Vinita Puri was asked to travel to Dehradun, India to perform free reconstructive surgeries...
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Introducing the Third PWRS Cohort
ReSurge International and SkinCeuticals are proud to announce our third cohort of women reconstructive...
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Dr. Rose Alenyo - Kiruddu National Hospital Kampala, Uganda
Dr. Rose Alenyo: Surgical Outreach Partner in Uganda
At ReSurge, we transform lives in low-income countries by training, funding, and empowering local reconstructive...
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Dr. Kush Aeron - Helping Hands Guayaquil, India
Dr. Kush Aeron: Surgical Outreach Partner in Dehradun, India
At ReSurge, we know that one of most effective way to transform lives in low-income countries is through...
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Healing Hands: Joseph and Adriana
Joseph is a 7-year-old boy from El Alto, Bolivia. He was born with syndactyly, a condition in which his...
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Giving a Mother Peace of Mind
When baby Christine was born in central Zambia, her mother immediately noticed that something was wrong....
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Future Basketball Player | Jonathan
When you meet Jonathan, you quickly realize he has more cares than a typical 6-year-old should. He has...
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Freeing Sirisu's Hand
Sirisu is a charming 4-year-old from Nepal who accidentally scalded his arm while making hot food for...
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Dara: The Right Start to Life
During a clinic in Nicaragua last March, we met 2-month-old Dara. Dara, like so many other children,...
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Creatively Treating Acute Burns | Astha
Astha, a baby girl in Nepal, fell from her mother’s lap into a fire during a traditional ceremony when...
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Chrispine and Mwate: Crossing the Border for Hope
Determined to do the best they could for their babies, mothers Bella and Mwanga banded together for a...
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Bringing Hope to Mali | Awa
Awa, an 11-year-old girl, was shaking down fruit from a tree with a metal pole when her pole hit a live...
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Back to School Despite His Disability | Alam
Alam lives in an apartment building in Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world....
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Andrea: From Patient to Nurse
Jacqueline’s 28-year-old daughter, Andrea, is her pride and joy. When Andrea was born with a bilateral...
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An Emotional Return to India | Nisha
I’ve been looking forward to returning to Dehradun because I would finally get the opportunity to revisit...
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A Smile 58 Years in the Making | Tam
On a surgical team trip to Quy Nhon, Vietnam, we met Tam, a man who has been waiting 58 years to have...
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A Mother's Hope For Her Son
Mateo was one of nearly 17,000 people who receive a severe burn every year in Zambia, a country with...
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A Mother's Dedication | Y Dim
Y Dim, now 2 years old, was born in the rural mountains of Vietnam with a cleft lip. After she was born,...
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A Glimpse into Man Kumari's life
Outside Bharatapur, a southern crossroads town where Nepal’s east and west meet on the nation’s main...
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A Family Renewed | Thi
The ReSurge team fell in love with 3-month-old Thi Ngol Quyen during a trip to Vietnam in April 2013....
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A Contracture Released, A Life Renewed | Quynh
Like more than 2 billion people worldwide, Quynh’s family in Vietnam does their cooking over open fires....
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A Bright Future | Kalus
Kalus is an 8-year-old boy from a small village between Pokhara and Kathmandu in Nepal, who could not...
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Jacob's Arms are Freed
Five-year-old Jacob is bright, outgoing and likes to play football. But life for Jacob hasn’t been carefree. His...
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12 Years After Cleft Lip Surgery
12 Years After Cleft Lip Surgery
Ganesh is 14 years old. Despite living in a small rural village of Nepal, he dreams of becoming a doctor....
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