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Yong is Coming Home!

Late last year, we learned about a very special little boy named Yong with a rare facial tumor who was orphaned in Guizhou.  His orphanage had tried to get him help at several hospitals in China, but they were told the surgery was just too complex.  His orphanage director contacted LWB to see if we could possibly help him, and through the kindness and compassion of people all over the world, the funding needed for him to have surgery in Los Angeles was  raised.  Shortly afterwards, however, we learned that Yong would be unable to come to the U.S.

In April, I met Yong and his wonderful foster family in Guizhou.  They told me that his tumor was growing so rapidly that he was losing his ability to eat solid foods.  Read more.

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