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WPXI- TV: Haitian Teen Arrives for Life-Saving Treatment

Monday, February 1st, 2010

 

PITTSBURGH -- A Haitian teenager arrived Sunday morning in Pittsburgh for treatment to save his life, doctors said.The unidentified 14-year-old has a tumor in his leg that can be fatal if not treated.

Doctors from Pittsburgh found the boy when they went to Haiti to help with the earthquake relief effort.

The boy arrived early Sunday morning at Pittsburgh International Airport. Then he was flown to Allegheny General Hospital.

The teen will undergo treatment for three or four months and then he can return home.

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