Sierra Leone, Freetown, October 2011.\n\nAt the center, A Togolese orthopedist working for Mercy ships, is doing exercises with two patients who got recent surgeries on their hands. \n\nFallah Bockarie, 32, has been, years ago, beaten three times by a snake. He went to see the healer of his village and got tradtionnal treatment. There was no improvments. Then he went to the hospital but he refused to be amputated as suggested by the doctor. Because of the civil war, there were no possibilities for Fallah to be treated properly. He finally had a surgery on the boat. He has now to make orthopedic exercises to learn how to use his fingers.\n\nAdama Kamara, 29, got burned and also has to make these exercies. Here, they both have to catch the little pieces of pebbles.