Alyona's arm. Finally, casts off. No more surgeries for her. She is so relieved. After such a bad surgery job the first time, it was difficult even to do this little surgery of taking out her hardware and redoing her scarring.
Notice how thin the arm is? It will fill out some but not much. Many contributing factors for that. However, she is left-handed so this is a good thing. Alyona was thrilled to learn the surgeon at Duke actually made her scar smaller. Much, much smaller and not so ugly. Hey, to a pre-teen, that's important. She still has her permanent damage but she has learned to live with it.
Bojan, getting ready to gross out his siblings who are anxiously awaiting to see some stitches and scarring.
For the first time in his life, his leg is lined up with his knee. Can't believe how straight it is.