Samba's Mercy Ships Journey Towards Hope in Senegal

“I have never had hope that one day I would be healed.”

Samba carried this outlook about his cleft lip until the medical vessel the Global Mercy came to Senegal. He admitted, “I wasn’t happy I was born like that,” but without access to affordable surgical care, he couldn’t imagine a different future.

But when Mercy Ships arrived in his home country, 56-year-old Samba was able to finally receive the healing that he needed. For the first time in a long time, Samba found that he could say, “I have hope.”

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