Wednesday, December 21, 2005

First stage removes upper part of 16-lb tumor


But Marlie Casseus still has to have surgery in about eight weeks to remove the growth from her lower jaw.

She's regaining her strength. The first surgery went so well that doctors removed the growth from both parts of her upper face, rather than only half as originally planned.

You can click on the link above to donate to help cover the costs of Marlie's care. Here are some International Kids Fund success stories.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Interstate child-prostitution ring busted

Gonzales Announces Prostitution Crackdown

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Sight restored to the blind in Africa

A light in the darkness for Africa’s blind

Read this inspiring article. Good people can do good things!

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Nose cells may help man walk again


Travis Robinson will travel to Portugal for experimental surgery using stem cells from his nose to repair the spinal cord damage that left him quadriplegic.

His family set up a web site, Help Travis Walk, to help cover expenses.

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Mercy Ships take load off boy's shoulders -- literally


Nine-month-old Momoh weighed 16.5 pounds before surgery to remove a tumor from his upper back. After surgery, the malnourished baby weighed only 11 pounds. Now, free of the tumor that was sapping his strength, Momoh may grow strong and healthy.