Bagnangui’s wait comes to an end

Time had not been kind to Bagnangui, the carpenter. During the past 16 years, tiny pimples on his face grew to huge disfiguring tumors.
With the free operation Bagnangui received onboard our hospital ship, a whole new future awaits him.

Bagnangui, the carpenter, is a gentle man from north Togo who suffered stoically for 16 years with disfiguring growths.

At age 14, three pimples appeared on each cheek. When they continued to grow to large tumours, Bagnangui had to have them removed. But they grew back. He tried skin creams but they did nothing. On a third visit, doctors said they cou