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Focused on Faysal: From Saudi Arabia to Boston for reconnection surgery

reconnection surgery for volvulus

It began as a fun, relaxing trip. In 2016, the Alwosaifers were visiting Massachusetts from their home country of Saudi Arabia. It should have been an idyllic summer vacation — but then their youngest child, Faysal, got sick. What started as a stomachache soon worsened until the 12-year-old collapsed with severe abdominal pain.

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