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“Nine-year-old Kylie Cyrus has come a long way,” wrote Herald Sun journalist Grant McArthur.  “Initially from the tiny Vanuatu island of Pascaris to the hustle of Melbourne.  And then from the operating table with a new prosthetic leg—and a foot that became a knee.”

Kylie’s story: a foot goes on backwards to become a knee so a girl from Vanuatu can giggle at walking for the first time

Publication: Sunday Herald Sun
Date: 4 November 2012
Journalist: Grant McArthur
Photographer: Manuela Cifra

Grant had travelled to Vanuatu to meet Kylie as she prepared to come to Australia to meet orthopaedic surgeon Ian Torode who would perform the surgery that was to change her life.

Read Kylie’s story on page 1, page 2, page 3 and page 4 in the features section of the Sunday Herald Sun



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