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The Power of Smiling

A smile. Such a taken-for-granted display of emotion. Yet for millions of children in developing countries suffering from untreated cleft lip or palate, a smile is no ordinary thing. The condition impacts not just their smiling, but their eating, breathing and speaking. Cleft lip or palate is not just a health issue, it also carries a lot of stigma and can have serious economic consequences. Read on