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Cassie’s Transformation

Cassie is a beautiful five and a half-year-old girl from Huainan who is receiving treatment for club feet. Usually gentle, serial casting using the Ponseti method takes about twelve months, but Cassie is a special case because she also has Larson’s Syndrome, which affects her knees as well. Cassie couldn’t bear any weight on her legs prior to a knee surgery and her casting, so she spent her days lying in her crib. She has been at the casting facility for two years following surgery on her knees and is doing very well. Because of Cassie’s extended stay, she is on our website for sponsorship to cover her additional expenses. She is doing so well that we do not want to send her back to her orphanage until we are sure her feet will not regress.
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