Archive | April, 2012

Meet Dani and Julie

Meet Dani and Julie

  We started off by heading out to Bosnia and going to pick up Dani.  We got to meet his three older sisters and his grandmother. Dani’s mother is a widow and struggles to provide for her family on her own. She is such a sweet lady despite the many struggles she faces and was […]

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House Visits: Dani in Bosnia

House Visits: Dani in Bosnia

  I’ve written about Dani before. I first met him in January when we were doing a clinic in a slum area called Bosnia. Getting a diagnoses here is hard because there are few doctors that are knowledgable enough to diagnose special cases and no machines available to do scanning. Dani has many characteristics that […]

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Writing Practice For Lavender and Cyril

Writing Practice For Lavender and Cyril

  Everyone at the house is still doing great. Isaac is eating well and gaining weight and getting healthy. His little muscles are starting to loosen up and we are finding new ways for him to sit and work various muscles. He is back to his happy smiling self. He particularly enjoys laughing when one […]

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An Update on Brian

An Update on Brian

  Brian is doing great. Tuberculosis takes months to fully go away and Brian just finished his sixth month of medicine. So we took him to the doctor for a check-up. Since his father had started then stopped the medicine he will take the medicine for six more months to be sure that it doesn’t […]

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Updates on Lavender, Cyril, and Isaac

Updates on Lavender, Cyril, and Isaac

Lavender is making great improvements. I’ve been working with her on gaining strength so that she can learn to sit completely on her own. I came up with this easy little game of lining up some toys on the chair and then she takes them down. She is all smiles and always asks to play. It’s […]

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My Surprise Birthday Party

My Surprise Birthday Party

Had a great birthday today. In the morning I had a couple of things to do around town and then in the afternoon I got a call to go down to Leila’s and they surprised me by having a little celebration at her house. I walked into a room full of smiling faces singing happy […]

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A Trip To The Dentist For Cyril

A Trip To The Dentist For Cyril

Took Cyril to the dentist in town today. The left side of her face is swollen and red because she has an infected tooth that needs to come out. So we are going back on Friday to have it removed. Cyril wasn’t a big fan of the dentist and couldn’t wait to get out of […]

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