Eight-year-old Maram al-Amawi’s life as a refugee in Gaza, Palestine, was made more difficult after a fire at a bakery left her and her mother with severe burns on faces and hands. Though the emotional wounds caused by her family refusing to look at her or her friends making fun of her may take a long time to heal, her physical wounds are being treated by a combination of compassion and digital wizardry. The medical charity Doctors Without Borders has come to her rescue with a 3D printed plastic mask that covers her face and heals the wounds. However, the transparent, customized face mask needs to be worn for six months to a year for complete healing to take place, and Maram and her mother are hoping for the best.

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