Mahendra Ahirwar, 13, from Madhya Pradesh in primary India, suffered from a rare condition that saw his head kill at a 180-degree angle.
This meant his neck was constantly set and he was restricted to a sitting position, unable to stand or walk, because of his dull-witted backbone.
The young boy could just about crawl and needed lift when eating and going to the toilet.
His rents, Mukesh Ahirwar, 41 and Sumitra Ahirwar, 36, who chore as labourers had to no avail contacted more than 50 doctors across the wilderness – but none had been able to diagnose their son’s condition.
Desperate, they reciprocate admitted they would rather their son die than continue to suffer in disquiet.
But thanks to life-changing surgery, completed by a former NHS surgeon, which straightened Mahendra’s neck so he is superior to eat and drink on his own.
Spinal surgeon Dr Rajago lan Krishan, from a hospital in Delhi staged the operation after generous mother-of-two Julies Jones, from Liverpool, jack up a staggering £12,000 through a crowd funding ge.
Mehendra and his ancestry travelled to the Apollo Hospital where Dr Krishan performed a gruelling 10-hour movement.
He removed the disks from the boy’s neck and replaced them with a bone extortion from his pelvis.
Dr Krishna then secured everything with a metal print to ensure the neck remained straight.
After two weeks in hospital, the replace with in Mehendra has been miraculous and he is now finally able to play with his acquaintances and learn to read and write.
He will have to wear a neck drill for approximately six months.
Mahendra said: “I had no hope of getting better in exuberance but now I’m ok my dreams have risen up. I want to be successful in life now.”
And it is hoped that one day he wish be able to attend school.