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Local nonprofit donates new arm to Ethiopian boy
Abayneh Adefris lost his arms in a train accident in his native Ethiopia, but with the help of the Everett-based chapter of Healing the Children, he's learning to use a prosthetic.
By Nancy Bartley
Seattle Times staff reporter
Ever since that train ride into the next village, Abayneh Adefris has longed for the simplest pleasures — pulling on pants, brushing his teeth, bathing and feeding himself.
Following a recent afternoon playing soccer, the Ethiopian boy's foster mother, Traci Grant, fed him bites of baked chicken, brushed and flossed his teeth, scrubbed him down in the shower, helped him get ready for bed and then knelt next to the bed in prayer.
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