Baby Needs an Operation on Her Legs – level 1

24-02-2017 15:00

Victoria is a baby. She cannot walk because her legs do not have all the bones. This is very unusual. Her parents are very sad.

Before she is born, they go to a hospital for a check-up. Everything looks perfect. They expect a healthy baby. Her mother is in a big shock when she sees her daughter for the first time.

Now UK doctors want to amputate Victoria’s legs. Her parents try to collect 350 thousand pounds. They want to take their daughter to America. They want to pay for special operations to save her legs. Only a doctor in the US can help.

The girl needs three operations. She needs the operations before she is two years old.

The parents collect around a hundred thousand pounds. Friends and family help, too. The parents need the money before June. In June, Victoria will be two years old.

Difficult words: check-up (an examination), expect (wait), amputate (take away some part of a body).

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