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myFace Champions: Care, Compassion & Community Thanks to your Support!

Thank you to our our followers for helping us reach over 20,000 likes! With your continued support, we are able to meet the surgical and psychosocial needs of our patients and families by giving them access to comprehensive and highly personalized team care at The myFace Center at the Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center (formerly the IRPS).

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Live Illustration: R.J. Palacio

The children's book author R.J. Palacio is out with a new picture book about Auggie, the boy who helped launch a worldwide movement for kids to choose kindness. She's here to draw and talk about Auggie and his world. Leave your questions in the comments, and The Times' Maria Russo will ask some.

Posted by The New York Times Books on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

R.J Palacio’s next chapter: We’re all Wonders

R.J. Palacio extends the ever-important message of kindness, tolerance, and empathy to younger children through Auggie’s voice. The night of Palacio’s book party for her 5 Year Anniversary of Wonder and the release of her new children’s picture book, We’re All Wonders, was exhilarating. The event venue was decorated with the the internationally beloved novel, Wonder, the treasured collection of companion stories, Auggie & Me, and the inspirational 365 Days of Wonder.

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Better Hearing and Speech Month

My name is Shelley Cohen, I am the cleft and craniofacial teams’ speech-language pathologist (SLP) and the cleft team and ear, nose and throat clinic coordinator. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. It’s a great time to remind you about the importance of an annual hearing test with a visit to a pediatric Otorhinolaryngologist or Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist.

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A Day In My Life

I actually have 2 holes in my body that most kids don’t have. There’s the stomach one, and I have one in my throat, too. They call it a Trach, which is short for tracheostomy.

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