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Have you ever had a day where nothing seemed to go right? But then someone close to you said a silly little thing that brought a smile to your face? And didn't that smile turn your day around?
A smile changes everything.
But what if you couldn't smile?
What if when you smiled, people ridiculed you and called you a monster?
For more than one million children living with unrepaired clefts, this is their reality. They live in communities that don't understand what clefts are, let alone that they can be fixed.

Yegor, 7 years old, photographed by Mary McCartney Jiang, 3 years old, photographed by Mary McCartney