Hope on LI for child of war (some content graphic)

Zeenabdeen Hadi, badly burned by a car bomb in Iraq, comes to Long Island for reconstructive surgery. (Some images are graphic.)


First operation

While at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola for Zeenabdeen Hadi's first surgery, Hasan Hadi, his uncle, has to explain to Zeenabdeen why they are there. Zeenabdeen's first operation was to close a hole in the front of his skull to prevent infection in his brain. (June 24, 2011)

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