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Moses Tokpah

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Moses Tokpah

Name: Moses Tokpah
Age: 14
Tribe: Kpelle
Grade: 5th

After mistakingly drinking caustic soda, which he thought was water, Moses’ esophagus nearly closed shut. A doctor said the hole in his esophagus had shrunk to the size of a spaghetti noodle. Moses traveled to the US to receive critical medical attention, not available in Liberia. Below in the video, Moses remembers the moment right before surgery.
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