AUSTIN (KXAN) - Some children from half a world away are getting some needed care here in the U.S.
The Pitts family of West Lake Hills are sponsoring Maksims and Dmitrijs from Latvia, near Russia.
Brothers Max and Dima, as they're known, are both orphans and in desperate need of medical help.
Since arriving in late June, both boys received dental surgery and Max had surgery on his eye.
The visit is organized through the group New Horizons For Children and all of the work was donated.
"We're going to get these kids adopted," said Cristal Pitts, who is helping sponsor the two. "Definitely see the good in people."
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