By Raetta Holdman

DENVER (CBS4) – A 6-year-old girl from Dubai is up and eating after a surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

Khadija Belkhair was born with a severe esophageal stricture, short esophagus and hiatal hernia, making it difficult for her to swallow.

“When I was eating, it was going down and then up,” explained Khadija.

It became a real problem for the girl when she turned two. Read full story>>