Thursday, August 6

Kwashiorkor defined

Pronunciation:kwä-shē-ˈȯr-kər, -ȯr-ˈkȯr\
: a severe disease of young children, caused by chronic deficiency of protein and calories in the diet and characterized by stunted growth, edema, and a protuberant bell

Weak, Mr. Webster, weak. This is how we see it...


mama bear said...

This breaks my heart. My son had kwash. while living in Haiti. He is now 3 years old and has been home for 5 months. He is doing great, but it hurts to be reminded of the pain he once felt as an infant. Thank you for the work you are doing serving Jesus and the people of Haiti.

cindi said...

Good work educating and motivating us! mom