13-year-old Afghan boy receives facial surgery to correct birth defect
Photo Credit: Spc. Jonathan Hudson
Rafeeullah, a 13-year-old Afghan boy, stands with his father, after returning home to Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, following surgery the boy received to fix a deformed cleft in his upper lip and palate, Dec. 22, 2011. The boy's condition was brought to the attention of coalition Special Operations Forces who helped make arrangements for the boy to have the surgery at the CURE International hospital in Kabul.
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