The article focuses on the personal story of 12-year-old Gulali who lost her leg after stepping on a landmine, but subsequently saved her life because she was taken to EMERGENCY’s hospital.
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"I was with my friends -- we're all poor, innocent people. I was a few meters away getting some water from the nearby water hand pump and as I was returning the bang happened. By the time I opened my eyes I saw myself injured and saw bodies of my other friends laying on the ground." -Naweed Tanha, 17, was injured in a blast and taken to the EMERGENCY Surgical Center in Kabul, Afghanistan. …
EMERGENCY runs the only high-standard, free-of-charge surgical center in Kabul for victims of war. Among the many services provided at this hospital are the life-saving surgeries that save the limbs of children injured by war. An arm or leg can be saved through a surgery that involves inserting a special pin ($85) that is held in place by screws ($15) that stabilize the limb so it doesn't have…
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