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Day Four of the 2015 Cleft Medical Exchange


Today our team was able to discharge our first three patients. Dave and August left with their families, who were all overjoyed with the surgery results. Even though the kids who come to our trips are only with us for a few days, it is still always so hard to say goodbye. Read more.

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Day Two of the 2015 Cleft Medical Exchange

Today was a very busy day for the team, and it began early this morning with the official opening ceremony and formal team photo. We are so grateful to everyone in the picture for giving both their hearts and their time to help some truly wonderful kids receive surgery.


At 9 a.m., the first surgeries got underway. First up in the operating room was baby August. Read more.

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Ready for Cleft Surgery!

Surgeries begin one week from Monday on our 2014 Cleft Medical Exchange!  We would like to introduce you to some of the children who will be having surgery.

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Little Winston entered our Anhui Healing Home when he was a newborn.  Now four months old, Winston has gained enough weight to have his cleft lip surgery.  Winston is attached to his nanny and cries when she leaves his sight.  He recently learned to roll over and likes to play with toys that make noise.
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McKade’s Greatest Wish

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When we started our second adoption from China, our son McKade made it known that he was not staying home this time around. He wanted to go to China! Read more.

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A Life Saved by MedArt and New Hope

Do you remember Tai? He was one of the children who benefited when Love Without Boundaries won the Cookie Magazine ‘Smart Cookie’ Contest (http://lwbstories.com/?p=1412#more-1412).

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