Balasore, Sept. 11 -- "No mother should suffer such pain," said Sukuri Behera, mother of 11-year-old Sudam, who has three legs since birth and can't speak, hear or walk.

Due to financial constraints, Sudam's parents from Badapokhari village under Oupada block in Balasore district couldn't afford medical treatment following which the boy suffered leg infection. Later, when some people got to know about his plight through social media, they came forward and helped the family admit the boy to Balasore hospital.

"After knowing about his condition, we brought him to the hospital for treatment. We have even informed the collector who has assured that he will help the family," a social worker, Sanat Kumar Patra, said.

"He has got ulcers in his ...