Nurse becomes patient

Nurses do not always make the best patients, and Fanta from Cameroon was certainly a fine example of that. She had let a benign tumour grow out of her left arm for 10 years, until it got to the point that she need a major surgery, to remove a 4.5kg lump from her upper left arm.

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The teenager who has never been to school

Thirteen-year-old Fadimatou would love to go to school, but until now, her cleft lip has prevented her from doing that. Physically there is no reason why she cannot go to school. The problem is that because of her facial deformity, other kids would tease her mercilessly until she left. They have heard from their parents and relatives that these kinds of conditions are caused by evil spirits, and if they have contact with such a person, they too may be cursed.

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