Ukraine: A team of US and Canadian surgeons try to repair faces shattered by war

Written by on March 31, 2023

Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine(CNN) Lesya Belinska is proud of her son. She stands next to Roman Belinsky at her home and hugs him with one arm. Belinsky waves her away, embarrassed.

Belinsky's face is badly disfigured from a serious combat injury. The 42-year-old was discharged from duty recently, but still wears his army uniform.

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