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Operation Walk: Nicaragua

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In October 2012 a medical team of surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists and support stuff traveled from Winnipeg to Managua, Nicaragua to perform knee replacements for those who normally could not afford surgeries. Operation Walk sends teams around the world on orthopedic aid missions, the Winnipeg teams from Concordia and Seven Oaks raised $180,000. Free Press photojournalist Phil Hossack documented the trip.

A patient waiting for "bi-lateral" suregery to replace both knees has the order written on his thighs before heading into the OR. Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press October 25, 2012

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