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The Commitment: Don Alex's Story

Volunteer Story
Posted 5/31/2016
Alex Guerrero’s efforts to help other parents of children with cleft is the inspiration behind a new Patient Advocate program.
  • Overcoming Her Obstacles

    Patient Stories
    Posted 10/24/2016
    Though Nazifa now has a beautiful new smile, her journey in accessing cleft care was anything but easy.
  • The Solution

    Patient Stories
    Posted 10/17/2016
    When Meheftehe was born with a severe facial cleft, her parents symbolized their hope for her through her name, which means "solution."
  • More Than Smiles

    From the Field
    Posted 10/10/2016
    In Ethiopia, the need for reconstructive plastic surgery is overwhelming. However, Operation Smile Surgical Training Rotations aim to fill the void.
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