A girl suffering from a rare genetic condition and also used as a slave by drug dealers who held her captive has been recused.
According to the Mirror, Anabelle from the northwest coast of Negros Island in the Philippines was sold to a gang by her mother who could not afford to look after her Crouzon Syndrome left Anabelle with bulging eyes.
It was noted that on the streets she was accompanied by a woman who pretended to be her mother and the two will move from one city to another.
Gonzalo Erize, an Argentian who worked for the Kalipay Negrense Foundation rescued her while she had surgery to ease the effects of Crouzon Syndrome.
“The people in charge of his care told me that she woke up at night, shouting from the nightmares from the past.
“But I was there ready to give Anabelle the opportunity of a better life, where she could play without pain and live worthily.
“I stood by her during the whole process. It was a complicated process, a very delicate situation, in which the passing of time was a constant threat.
“But again all the effort was worth it. Anabelle came out successfully from cranial surgery, resulting in the brain being able to grow.
“It was completely cured and today she knows the meaning of enjoying, of having fun, of living.”