Nine-Year-Old Boy Arrives From Russia for Life-Saving Heart Surgery!
David and his mother, Leili, arrived at JFK International Airport this evening. Russian Gift of Life volunteer Elena Kuznetsova met them at the airport. Mother and son were exhausted from the nine hour flight and the six hour train ride from Smolensk to the Moscow airport, but have now settled in comfortably at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. Their first appointment at Saint Francis Hospital is on Tuesday.