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Turks savor small doses of heartwarming news

Though Turkey's various crises continue to bubble, the recent news wasn't all bad.

Good news is hard to come by in Turkey these days. From further arrests of journalists to endless diplomatic spats, things seem to be going from bad to worse. But that's not to say there isn’t any. An attentive reader can unearth some happy stories. Take today’s news, for instance:

The pro-government daily Yeni Akit reported that a pair of creative surgeons at a state-run hospital in the central Anatolian city of Nevsehir treated burn injuries on a four-year-old boy’s foot by grafting foreskin from a circumcised penis onto the affected area. The patient has been discharged and is recovering.

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