“Everything is harder when there’s two”
Where there’s a mother’s love, there’s always hope
A mother manages cleft care through quarantine
Even knowing help is available isn’t always enough to remove the stigma of having a cleft.
When Habeeba was born, the doctor gasped and told her mother, Ahlam, he’d never seen a baby like her before.
Everyone told Gyana to abandon her daughter when she was born with a cleft; her husband threatened to kill himself if she didn't. Afraid for both their lives, she took the child and fled.
After a rough beginning, Jenious' life is now filled with puppies, music, and kung-fu.
“We would sell everything we owned to get Rawda’s lip treated as soon as possible — nothing is going to stop us.”
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