International Day For The African Child: Mercy Ships

They give life-changing, and, in some cases, life saving help to thousands of children.

As part of the Internation Day for the African Child today, Mercy Ships invited KLTV 7 News to hear the story of one child, now standing proudly with their help.

KLTV 7 News photojournalist Jamey Boyum found out more.

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