Shot army recruit loses kidney

Guyana Defence Force recruit Vernon Harding will be forced to live with only one functioning kidney after being accidentally shot at an army base.

Harding, 21, of Middle Road, La Penitence, is currently under medical supervision at Camp Ayanganna. Despite the fact that the bullet has not been removed from the man’s body out of fear that he would be paralysed, Harding’s mother Vanetta believes that he is doing “good” and that her son can still have a life with one kidney.

She said the medical attention provided by the army is sufficient but indicated  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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