Iraqi boy in care of uncle, LI surgeons
Zeenabdeen Hadi, 4 years old and a long way from his home in Iraq, was insistent: He'd eat cake for dinner and wanted no part of the vegetables.
His uncle held firm.
"You're having surgery next week," said Hasan Hadi Khazaal, who turned 21 a few weeks ago and has become the boy's surrogate parent. "You have to have nutrition."
The uncle and his nephew, who faces months of plastic...