(CLEVELAND) When she was one-year-old, her father hit a roadside bomb and Teeba Furat's life changed forever. Her brother died in the explosion and Teeba suffered serious injuries, including injuries to her face.
"A Brave Face" tells the story of Teeba after Barbara Marlowe brought her into her Concord Township home and got her medical care, including multiple surgeries to her face and new hair.
"I remember always wanting hair," Teeba remembers of her time in Iraq. "The other kids would make fun of me."
The now 17-year-old Teeba attends high school at Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills. "Geraldo in Cleveland" features Teeba and Barbara for a special show Monday, March 25th at 9:00 a.m.
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