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Author: Kit Rasmussen (Kit Rasmussen)

First Teaching Mission of 2018!
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First Teaching Mission of 2018!

We are excited about our first visit to Marrakech, Morocco on a teaching mission happening NOW! We have 15 people on this mission including our Executive Director, Alison Healy, a fellowship intern, 4 nurses, and 4 surgeons. Our surgeons will be assisting and teaching complex surgical procedures, and our nurses will be teaching advance nursing...

Morocco mission is coming up…
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Morocco mission is coming up…

Our first trip to Morocco is coming up and Paul is busy packing. We keep a lot of medical supplies stored in our office and we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without them. The trip to Morocco is a teaching mission which means that Alliance for Smiles’ staff will supervise and teach...

Left to die…
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Left to die…

Aondesun was the second child born to Nguwaysen and the second child born with an anomaly. Her first child had hydrocephalitis (water on the brain) so her family banned her from returning to the family home with her first born. Nguwaysen had already suffered from the shock of having a baby with so many problems...

Ordinary Girl found her home…
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Ordinary Girl found her home…

A 50-year-old woman had cradled in her arms a 3 month-old baby girl. She had found the baby in a garbage can, covered with blood, umbilical cord still attached. Born with a cleft lip and palate, the baby started her life as a person no one wanted. Wrapped only in a blanket, tucked in with...

An uplifting story about Ji Wu
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An uplifting story about Ji Wu

You won’t believe this incredible story from a grateful father! Dear Alliance for Smiles, I want to tell you the story about how I brought my son Ji Wu to you. I was buying vegetables at our village market and heard about a group called “Alliance for Smiles” doing free cleft surgery at HuangShi Central...