In January 2016, a haunting photograph was released of a starving boy on the edge of death.
That very boy was rescued by a Danish aid worker and has undergone the most miraculous recovery.
Keep scrolling to see his transformation...
It was a rescue mission in Nigeria.
He was on the edge of death...
via: FacebookThe photograph captures the first few moments the pair shared together.
It was haunting...
via: YoutubeIt shows Lovén offering the frail boy a drink out of her water bottle.
He was named Hope.
via: YoutubeThe organization rescues children that have been branded "witches." They are often tortured and killed by their own parents, who have no money to treat them.
It's a tactic used by religious leaders.
Anja and her team are on hand.
Anja has seen a lot...
Hope was only 2-years-old.
via: FacebookHe had been wandering the streets for 8 months before the team found him suffering from worms and malnutrition.
His life changed forever.
via: FacebookHope was discovered on January 31st, receiving urgent medical attention.
It is all thanks to Anja and her team.Just 1 year later, and he is a completely different little boy.
He is now attending school for the first time.
He slowly started to gain weight.
via: FacebookJust 8 months after being discovered, things started to look up for Hope.
It was a new lease of life for the little boy.
via: FacebookHe was even pictured getting a new haircut!