When you straighten the spine of one suffering child, you brighten the world for an entire family. 

Tanya

Age 13

Surgery in 2015

With a 90-degree curve in her spine, Tanya spent her life in pain, unable to enjoy life, education or family like her peers. Today her spine is strong and her spirit restored. 

Smart and beautiful, Tanya was struck by a debilitating spinal deformity as a young girl. Her loving mother and close family were pained to see her suffering from the complications of her condition. Since her Standing Straight surgery, Tanya is walking upright. the light has come back to her face as she embarks on her new life free from spinal deformity. 

Before

After

Children Standing Straight After Surgery

Ravneet

Age 4

Surgery in 2015

 

After two unsuccessful surgeries, 4-year-old Ravneet's family was losing hope. Today she is able to stand straight for the first time in her young life.  

Happy

Age 12

Surgery in 2015

 

Poor Happy's young life was marred by spinal deformity caused by tuberculosis when he was a small child. Today he is restored to his "happy" self, resuming the life he was meant to lead.

Jaspreet

Age 20

Surgery in 2015

 

After years of suffering through spinal deformity and failed surgeries, Jaspreet now lives the carefree, painless life of a normal young woman.

Rajesh

Age 13

Surgery in 2015

 

Progressive scoliosis kept Rajesh twisted in pain, with no hope of relief. Today he is able to stand straight and embrace all of the adventure the world holds for a young man. 

There are many more children in need of life-changing spinal surgery. Won't you join the Standing Straight mission? 

Standing Straight is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose board, donors and medical volunteers are dedicated to providing pediatric spinal care in developing nations. All donations and volunteer hours directly support Standing Straight surgical missions. 

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