When a rocket exploded outside Abeed Sabha’s home in Aleppo, the 11-year-old’s left leg was injured so badly it had to be amputated.
Global Medical Relief Fund founder Elissa Montanti received a call from Abeed's doctor, asking for help -- but first, she had to figure out a way to get him out of Syria.
Click on the video below to learn more about the work of the Global Medical Relief Fund, and see what happened during Abeed's journey to the US:
Abeed Sabha, 11, lost his leg in a rocket explosion outside his home in Syria. Helping him recover is his older brother and a small charity that helps wounded children from around the world get medical treatment in the U.S. NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports.