Abubakr 's Heart Surgery


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Abubakr
Age: 
5
From: 
Iraq

New Hope as Abubakr Reaches Israel

Posted on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00 by Jonathan Miles

Abubakr crossed the Jordan River bridge into Israel today, after flying into Jordan with his mother on Saturday from Iraq. He seemed both cheerful and energetic in the border terminal, as the following video demonstrates:

When Abubakr finally paused to rest he was breathing hard and his fingers were blue, evidence of the serious heart defect which has brought him to Israel. Tomorrow is his first hospital visit, and we'll keep this page updated.


 

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