Boston burn doctors to help boy from Haiti Shriners burn doctors will try to restore face, future for a 12-year-old village boy ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe Three months ago, 12-year-old Dieuphete was in a Haitian village when a gasoline-fueled cooking fire ignited his nylon shirt. Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe Lydia Minnor kept watch over her son, Dieuphete Celime, as he recovered in a patient room at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Boston. Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe He was brought to Shriners Hospital where a team of doctors was attempting to give him a new life and a functioning face. Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe Dieuphete came with his mother, Lydia, on Monday evening. It was the first time either had left Haiti. Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe Team surgeons Rob Sheridan, left, and Philip Chang reviewed the treatment plan with Lydia in her son's patient room. Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe Doctors said his wounds will be closed and he will be able to eat properly and work to support himself and his family.