By Mamta Carroll
His family saw past his cleft, even when others couldn’t
Life was difficult for Humera’s family. But with Smile Train’s help, they were able to find support and hope.
He didn’t speak until he was 18. Now, people flock to hear him talk.
A mother’s first-person account.
A boy from India is starving and his parents don't know what to do.
Mamta oversees Smile Train's programs from Egypt to the Philippines but sees the whole world in the smile of each individual child.
Saraswati's parents tried everything to feed their baby, but no matter what they tried, the milk still spilled out her cleft. She constantly screamed with hunger, and they didn't know how she'd make it. Then a friend told them about Smile Train.
Kamlesh learned to live with his cleft. His three children could not.
A decade after her Oscar® win, Pinki's story continues to shine the spotlight on the importance of cleft care in India.
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