Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children

Jun 9, 2011

Smile Train Philippines Update

One of our Smile Train partners, Impact Philippines, which runs four hospitals, recently sent us these pictures along with a special note from the mother of one of our patients. She doesn't speak English, but Dr. Tian, who performed this great surgery, translated for us.

"I thank you very much for the help you've done to my child.  I hope you can continue to help a lot more children. You have made my child beautiful. Thank you very much to all who have helped!"

Dr. Tian wanted to wait until the post operation swelling had gone down and the nurses could finish cleaning her face, but her grandmother insisted that they take the picture with her first new smile.

On their behalf and on behalf of all of our patients and their families, thank you for your support.


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