Saving Levi -- infant
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Saving Levi

Saving Levi -- infant
A Chinese doctor holds Levi, who was about 2 months old at the time, before his first surgery. Surgeons amputated his left hand, the toes on his left foot, and did major skin grafts on much of his left side. (Lisa Misraje Bentley)
Saving Levi -- Lisa Misraje Bentley
Lisa Misraje Bentley, right, holds Levi on a flight from China to Boston for surgery. At left is Levi’s sister, Emily. This was his first trip to the U.S. United Airlines flew them for free. ()
Saving Levi -- Sacramento
Levi after surgery at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento. He was a year old at the time. This was his second trip to the U.S. for surgery. (Linda Evans)
Saving Levi -- reading
On her 43rd birthday, Lisa Misraje Bentley reads to Levi. (John Eric Bentley)
Saving Levi -- family
Lisa Misraje Bentley with her children on a summer day in Langfang, China. Front row, from left: Orly, Levi, Oliver and Reid; back row: Emily, Ian and their mom. ()
Saving Levi -- soccer
Levi, right, plays soccer at his school in Beijing. (Doug Kanter / For The Times)
Saving Levi -- shoes
Levi tries to put on his shoes by himself at school. (Doug Kanter / For The Times)
Saving Levi -- standing
Levi at age 4 in Langfang, China. He is standing in the field where he was found badly burned. (David McIntyre)