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June 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Sampson Returns to Liberia After Remarkable Transformation

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After several months and several surgical treatments at Mayo Clinic, Sampson returned with pride to the Liberian village where he had once been labeled an outcast due to facial deformities that marred his appearance and his vision.  

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Tags: Dr. Samir Mardini, Neurofibromatosis, Plastic Surgery


September 22, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Three Years After Accident, Amber Rose’s Smile Shines Brighter

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On July 6, 2013, 7-year-old Amber Rose Kordiak stepped outside to ask her father, Jesse, if he needed any help on the farm. On her way back inside, she noticed a large tractor tire leaning up against a barn. She then did what comes naturally to children: She climbed onto it. Jesse started to tell […]

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Tags: Dr. Uldis Bite, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery


July 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Getting a new grip

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

It’s an understatement to say that 2010 was a rough year for Mike Jirak. First, in February he had open heart surgery. Seven months later, the semi-truck he was driving rolled over as he was hauling milk into Minnesota from North Dakota. He was injured badly and lost an arm in the accident. “All I […]

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Tags: Dr. Brian Carlsen, Fargo, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery


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