Parents do the unthinkable to their newborn son, then a stranger sweeps in and changes everything.

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Dima Kalekin, a child from Ukraine, will never know his real parents. They abandoned him the day he was born because he had a disease called hydrocephalus, also known as water on the brain. Dima ended up in an orphanage for disabled children. Fast forward to when he was four years-old and he still struggled. He could not walk or feed himself with a spoon. However, he was able to speak a handful of words. Dima seemed to be doing well, but that was all about to change.



1 Comment on "Parents do the unthinkable to their newborn son, then a stranger sweeps in and changes everything."

  1. In the 1950es I also have had water on the brain
    One year old first operation but it didn’t work
    My head started to swell up bigger 2nd operation
    Did work. the doctors used my own bone materials
    I had to have speech and special classes. It was a miracle
    The operation took place at Childrens hospital Oakland California.

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