LaRosa’s Long Road





01Mar

Jigger Wars

You don't think much of it at first; it's just a sore spot on the bottom of your foot. Once it becomes a raised white bump with a black dot in the middle, you give it a little touch—and it moves! That's when you realize that you've got a tiny parasite living under your skin known in Africa as a jigger, the world's smallest known flea.

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01Mar

Ten Tumors, Zero Options

The diagnosis could have been worse, but it could have been better: Fibroid tumors in her womb that would need to be surgically removed. At that moment in 2008, all Ruth Simon could think about was that she would never be able to have children. "I cried all day and called my mom to pray with me."

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01Oct

Leonardo’s Ultimate Healing

Often shrouded in mist and rain, Mexico's Sierra Norte Mountains hide a forgotten people—descendants of Aztec Indians whose ancestors fled from European conquerors. Although forgotten by the world, they have not been forgotten by God. Decades ago He sent two devoted missionaries, Leonardo and Maria Morales, to the region's poor mountain villages. There they found hungry hearts, and they spent several years spreading the gospel and planting churches. Hundreds of lives were impacted.

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