A Very Happy Viral Video With A Sad Back Story

Sayeed Rehman, a 5-year-old Afghan boy, was delighted to get a new prosthetic leg that fit his growing body. His leg was amputated after he was caught in crossfire as an 8-month-old baby.

Thousands of people are enjoying the dance of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who was thrilled with a new prosthetic leg. The ongoing story of civilian (and child) casualties doesn’t get the same attention.

(Image credit: Ruchi Kumar for NPR)

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