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Brain operation saves ni-Vanuatu girl's life

Brain operation saves ni-Vanuatu girl's life

Updated 26 November 2012, 10:00 AEDT

A four-year-old girl from Vanuatu is heading home after receiving very special treatment in Australia.

Failyne Terry was born with a painful and disfiguring brain condition that would eventually have killed her. After a successful operation at Monash Children's Hospital in Melbourne done free of charge, she's now a normal, healthy little girl.

Failyn's operation was carried out pro-bono by Professor Andrew Danks at Monash Children's Hospital, with support from Rotary.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Professor Andrew Danks, Monash Children's Hospital

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