Indian girl receives life-saving surgery after donations follow AFP photos

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One month after an Indian father told Agence-France Presse that he was praying for a “miracle” to save his daughter’s life, 18-month old Roona Begum received free surgery for her hydrocephalus.

After AFP photographed and wrote about Roona, readers donated money to her family, allowing the child to be treated in a private hospital on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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