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Fulfilling an unmet need

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Sharon Shealy (pictured on the right) is a long-time PfS volunteer who accompanied a recent mobile medical mission. While there, she met with a woman named Aurora who had been seen by a government screening program and was told the hospital was not performing the procedure.

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Jacinto Sanchez

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Jacinto was born with a severe cleft lip and palate in the rural Guatemala area of Nebaj, Quiche. His parents, Jose and Maria, agonized over his care and the future that surely awaited a child with his deformity.

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Angel Martinez

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Oscar Martinez was thrilled when he discovered, two years ago, that he was going to become a father. When Angel was born, however, sadness hit him when he saw that, just like him, his son had cleft lip and cleft palate.

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Juan

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Before receiving help from Partner for Surgery, Juan was wearing a hoodie everyday despite the heat in order to cover his mass and try to avoid being bullied.

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