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STUDENTS TEAM UP FOR YOUNG HEART PATIENTS

A group of young volunteers has been lending a helping hand to young heart patients. Student volunteers with the Impact 345 group have been giving their time and companionship to children from overseas who have been brought to Cayman for free heart surgeries organized by the Health City Cayman Islands ...
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SURGERIES SUCCESSFUL, YOUNG PATIENTS HEAD HOME

On Aug. 6., year-old Mchaendel Gilot spent most of an hour-long flight between Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Grand Cayman crying in his cousin’s arms. Following heart surgery in mid-August at Health City Cayman Islands, the change in the toddler has been astounding, according to family members and countrymen who traveled with ...
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MORE THAN 100 CHILDREN SAVED BY ‘HAVE A HEART CAYMAN ISLANDS’ AT HEALTH CITY

Before her lifesaving surgery at Health City Cayman Islands, 2-year-old Yenifer Lopez Giron complained of a constant pinching pain in her chest, caused by a hole in her heart. Her mother Cecilia said they waited nearly the entirety of her daughter’s life for help, not knowing if it would ever ...
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CHARITY CLIMBERS SCALE ANDEAN PEAK

Vico Testori, Derek Haines and Barry Yetton at the summit of Bolivia’s Mount Tarija. The Cayman Islands flag was flying at the summit of Mount Tarija in the Bolivian Andes this week as charity mountain climbers completed the first part of a “three-peak challenge.”
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MARATHON MAN AIMS TO HIT NEW HEIGHTS

Derek Haines, left, and past president of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Brian Hurley with two Bolivian boys, Abdael and Carlos relax after a kickabout with a football after the children had recovered from surgery they had recently undergone.
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