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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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I am Ellie

By Ellie My name is Ellie, I’m 16 years old and I was born with a craniofacial syndrome called Pfeiffer Syndrome. Because of this, I’ve had multiple surgeries on my skull and face, I had a trach for 6 years and I’ve worn a hearing-aid my entire life. At exactly

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myFace patient Jack Demeter

What is Beauty? Ft. Jack Demeter

The life accomplishment I am most proud of is being voted captain of the Lafayette College basketball team. Growing up it was always a dream of mine to play Division 1 basketball. I achieved that goal when I was accepted to Lafayette. Over my four years, through blood, sweat and

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Reconstruction Aid Gives Hope to Families

By Melanie Gracye West for The Wall Street Journal Laura Posada, the wife of former Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, is stepping up to the plate to raise money for children in need of facial-reconstruction surgery. It is a cause particularly close to the Posadas. Their oldest child, Jorge Jr., was

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Patient Spotlight: Gabriel

Upon Gabriel’s birth, instead of an eruption of cheers as with their first two sons, Sandra and Freddy were met with silence. Finally, after a long pause, they were told that Gabriel had “a little something in his mouth and nose”—that little something was a complete bilateral cleft lip and

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