Operation Smile

Part of my blog is about the joys of raising four children.

Life can be hectic. And when you have several small children, it is even more so. But all the frustration and tiredness that comes with parenting disappears in one second when you son/daughter smiles at you.

You know what I’m talking about!

That one, innocent, 1,000 watt smile that makes it all worthwhile.

Operation Smile is a children’s medical charity that helps to heal children’s smiles. The ones that can melt your heart.

In their own words: “We’re a mobilized force of medical professionals and caring hearts who provide safe, effective reconstructive surgery and related medical care for children born with facial deformities”. Did you know that one in every 600 children is born with a cleft lip/palatte, and it only take 45 minutes correct? Since the early 1980′s, Operation Smile has provided over 200,000 free surgeries, evaluated over 3.5 million patients, as well as trained local doctors in developing countries to provide safe, quality surgical care.

Part of this initiative to help children smile. From every textbook rental, a portion is donated to Operation Smile.


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