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Mercy Ships Releases Abel Dalome Just in Time for Father's Day - A Father's Dream Becomes a Reality,
Date:6/17/2010

Thanks to Mercy Ships, Abel Dalome, disfigured for 11 years, will walk home a different way. His legs will be in front of him instead of behind him. His father’s dream is now a reality thanks to the 474 volunteer hospital ship docked in Lomé.

Lome, Togo, West Africa (Vocus) June 18, 2010 -- Thanks to Mercy Ships, Abel Dalome, disfigured for 11 years, will walk home a different way. His legs will be in front of him instead of behind him. His father’s dream is now a reality thanks to the 474 volunteer hospital ship docked in Lomé.    

Kouego Dalome is a taxi driver in West Africa, he is definitely not a wealthy man. But he is rich in things that cannot be measured in terms of money. He is rich in love for his children, and he is an outstanding mentor for them. His serenity, fortitude, and calm presence are a source of strength, particularly for Abel, his firstborn son.

Abel is a handsome, personable eleven-year-old boy with a joyous spirit and a smile that touches your heart and lights up a room. He is active and curious, interested in everything around him. Anyone would be thrilled to have a son like him.

But people do not really see Abel and his wonderful charm … they only see his deformity. When he was a baby, he developed a severe problem that caused his legs to bend backward at the knee, forcing his upper thighs out behind him. Kouego took his son to three different doctors, but not one of them could offer a solution to the problem.

So, for almost a decade, father and son lived with this terrible problem. Kouego helped Abel make the best of it by not treating it as a problem at all. Kouego’s unwavering love and encouragement outweighed the stares and insults of others, enabling Abel to maintain his joyful attitude.

Miraculously, Abel learned to walk and do almost anyt
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