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At NASDAQ, Wells Fargo Gives Big Check to Operation Smile Co-Founders

Jim Luce | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

Operation Smile, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is an international children's medical charity with a presence in more than 60 countries, whose network of more than 5,400 medical volunteers from over 80 countries is dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children.

North Carolina Fitness Center Rallies Around Family in Need

Nadine Cheung | Posted 10.09.2015 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

This Pit Bull With A Cleft Palate Proved Doctors Wrong And Is Now Living The Good Life

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.25.2014 | Good News

Three veterinarians advised that Ruby the pit bull be put down. The pup was born in December with a cleft lip and palate, meaning that those parts...

Why I Need To Help A 'Sister' I Don't Really Know

Sophie Johnson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Teen
Sophie Johnson

Yes, I waited 5.5 years for my mom and dad to come. But eventually, they came. For some kids, they never do.

Parents Claim Disney Character Will Be Hurtful To Kids With Birth Defect

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.23.2013 | Parents

A group of Michigan parents are upset over a character in the movie "The Lone Ranger" -- one they say could make their children, who suffer from a com...

WATCH: Mom's Touching Video About Her Blind Son

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

A young mother has made a touching video about the love of her life: her son. In the clip originally posted on GodTube, Lacey Buchanan displays a s...

What Is A Cleft Lip?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 07.29.2011 | Home
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Cleft Lip and cleft Palate can occur simultaneously, or independent of the other. In other words, having cleft lip does not necessarily mean cleft palate is present (and vice versa).