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Saving Levi

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)
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. ()
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)
On her 43rd birthday, Lisa Misraje Bentley reads to Levi. (John Eric Bentley)
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. ()
Levi, right, plays soccer at his school in Beijing. (Doug Kanter / For The Times)
Levi tries to put on his shoes by himself at school. (Doug Kanter / For The Times)
Levi at age 4 in Langfang, China. He is standing in the field where he was found badly burned. (David McIntyre)