Abdullah Mukhaimer’s dream is to become a soccer player. While he’s grateful for the opportunity for a prosthetic leg, that didn’t stop him from chasing his passion.
DUBLIN, Ohio — A central Ohio community rallied around a 16-year-old boy from the Middle East who lost his leg due to bone cancer.
The Palestine Children Relief Fund, the nonprofit organization founded by Steve Sosebee, honored Abdullah Mukhaimer during a soccer game in Dublin on Sunday and helped find him a prosthetic leg.
Nadia Rasoul, the head of the Columbus chapter of PCRF, says the organization works to bring thousands of children to the United States to receive the medical treatment they need to live a better life.
“When PCRF found out about [Abdullah], we raised some funds to bring him over to Columbus, Ohio for treatment at Ace Prosthetics in Upper Arlington and generously donated all the services and the prosthetic leg for him to …