Kayeng Yang Update - Avoiding An Eye-Popping Experience

Written by Dori Shimoda

The much anticipated trip to Bangkok began today January 22, 2013.  Kayeng will be relieved of the excruciatingly gnawing pains that began when the bomb exploded in his face one year ago.  A team of Bumrungrad International Hospital doctors will apply their years of experience to repair Kayeng’s breathing and reconstruct his face to look as normal as possible.  We will find out if Kayeng will ever see again.

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Kayeng Yang Update - Kayeng Needs Your Help

Please take a few minutes to view this video that was made by Dr. Nattawut Wanumkarng of Bangkok, Thailand.  Dr. Nattawut has been instrumental in the planning of the medical treatment for little Kayeng Yang, a two year old who has been maimed and blinded by a UXO.  Read related stories in Dori's blog.

Kayeng Yang Update - Braving the Path to Normalcy



          Kayeng in February 2011.      

Yer Vue Update.... Is It A Miracle?

 Barbara, Yer Vue and Dori