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myFace patient Akemi family

Zen and the Art of Cleft Discovery Part 2

In my last piece, I wrote about the different feelings that we experience as parents after finding out our child will be born with a cleft. I mentioned that doing research and coming up with a plan was a crucial part of getting to that place where you can be

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Zen and the Art of Cleft Discovery Part I

By: Shawn Sadjatumwadee Jan 10, 2014. This same date exactly a year ago, I barely had any idea what a cleft lip was and certainly didn’t know what a cleft palate was. We had just found out my wife, Tene, was pregnant with our second child, and started the long

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myFace patient Elijah

Elijah: A Memoir

My husband Nate and I feel like we are the luckiest parents in the world. A year ago, we found out that a birthmother had picked us to be the parents of a sweet little boy. We had just over three weeks to prepare for Elijah’s birth and to learn

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Hakuna Matata: Elijah and the Evans Family

Have you ever looked back and thought, “Wow, my life looks so different than it did this time last year!”? That’s us…the Evans Family. My husband Nate and I were trying to finish up our homestudy for domestic adoption this time last year. Fast forward to September, and we were

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myFace patient Nathaniel Newman and his family

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; – Romeo & Juliet (2.1. 43-44) Whether forced upon you by some required college coursework or if you’re a scholar of English Literature, we have all at some point in our life

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