No foreseeable future: How a project that restored vision for hundreds of people in Afghanistan came to a halt

Wahid Hafizi has a job to do.

He’s got a patient. He’s got an operating room. He’s just waiting for the final piece. That would be a cornea: the clear tear-soaked outer layer of our eyes responsible for focusing our vision. At the moment, it’s en route to Kabul via airplane from the Czech Republic.

Hafizi gets the call: It’s in.

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