Colombian Didier Montalvo is known as the “turtle- shell boy” or “turtle ninja” not because he likes turtles but because of a huge birthmark that looks like a turtle’s shell growing on his back.
The boy was considered a bad omen by the villagers because of his weird back.
Fortunately, the miracle happened to Didier and his family. After hearing about the boy’s “turtle shell”, Mr. Bulstrode – a famous plastic surgeon who personally flew to Colombia and took him back to England for treatment. He wished that he and his associates would bring a meaningful life to the boy.
Portrait of the good doctor Bulstrode.
Regarding the boy’s condition, Dr. Bulstrode, although he has performed many operations on children with similar congenital anomalies, he is still amazed by this case: “Didier is the worst case scenario. that I’ve seen because of the size of the wound.”
Three-quarters of the boy’s body was affected. Often other cases are thinner, making it easier to treat.”
And like a miracle, the surgery successfully removed the eight-year-old turtle shell on the boy. Dr. Bulstrode also applied other skin to the boy’s back to cover it. He said he was emotional when he saw the pictures of Didier recovering and was overjoyed to see her well.
The surgery was a success and Diedier ‘s back was healed.
Now, boy Didier is living happily with his parents with his new back intact, he can comfortably study, play with friends without having to worry about previous objections. Hope that smile on your lips will always be like that, baby!
Hope the bright smile is always on the boy’s lips.