NEW BEGINNINGS.

Today marks Stephane's third day at Tassah Academy!!! We are so forever grateful for his development and the opportunities presented to him: he now lives with a beautiful teacher-host family, who welcomed Stephane with open arms.

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Almost there: third and last surgery!

This is Stephane's mom, Mama Modestine. She's been incredibly brave and courageous to trust these three random strangers, board the bus and take the 5 hour ride from Bangangte to Yaounde with just a few clothes and barely enough money to pay for the ride, leaving her husband and her other 3 kids back home.

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Second surgery done!!

The second surgery is done. It was a very long and complicated surgery. But it is done and all went according to plan. I just drove the 45cm of Stephane's sick colon to the lab for a biopsy. 

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The first surgery is scheduled.

The first surgery is scheduled for Thursday the 24th of January. It will be a colostomy with a bag attached pretty high up so that the lower intestine can rest a bit before the big surgery which will be the second one in about 2 weeks.

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