New lease on life

Five-year-old Mikel Allan, who was attacked by a pack of dogs in Jamaica, is recovering thanks to one generous doctor 1,500 miles away. ABC’s Kenneth Moton reports
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We turn now to a boy was not any less what he is still actually thankful this Thanksgiving. He just got a new lease on life. It's all thanks to some very generous people want a special doctor. This is little wick hill Allen giving a weighs in good spirits despite being almost beaned it's from head to toe. The five year old in New York City from Jamaica where he nearly lost his life earlier this month. You attack 86 triples on his way home from. Candy store doctor Evan are fine to head a plastic surgery immodest your medical center in the Bronx moved by Mattel story it stepped up to help. The doctor raised 250000. Dollars from a kills medical care. The hospital even pitching in to help the boy and his mother get passports to medical B says. The two flying for the first time ever last Friday with a nurse moments after touching down McHale underwent a nine hour surgery he had about fifty to 60% of its now way most of his or are and it is last year art it is left cheek Mattel's long road to recovery will include several skin grafts and reconstructive surgeries but mom telling our New York station her son is a tough one. Sony Missouri in and neither you operate in very bad you've been seeing. He's got a game. You don't know me. On this American holiday this mother from Jamaica is sharing her heartfelt thanks. To those who save make health life. They'll need the area where he's calling problem and Mary. All your letter and thank you bang bang Indies and absolutely amazing little boy and and you know I think the longer you do something like this people are constantly amazed by how resilient kids are. A big things are New York station WABC for bringing announced Mattel story. And I am happy to report that he will turn six next month he's just an incredible young man it's mother just so thankful obviously that people could stand. Here in the US to help them out just an adorable little boy who has a new lease on life looking forward to see what he does negro Sutton.

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