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Burned Ukrainian orphan learns to walk

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June 18, 2014
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An 11-year-old Ukrainian boy whose severe burns went untreated for years is now able to walk following numerous surgeries and extensive physical therapy at a charity hospital in Boston. (June 18) Video provided by AP


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