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Pediatric intensivist Dr. Mehrdad Mehr of the U.S. calms Yusef Al-Natsheh in recovery after surgery.
Jordanian and Palestinian children receive surgery for cleft lips, cleft palettes and other deformities at the Al Totanji Hospital in Amman Jordan for the Operation Smile June 2008 medical mission in Jordan. This is the first time Operation Smile has been able to bring children in from Palestine for surgery. June 13, 2008. (Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland)
Iris Guerrero holds her son, patient Cristian Guerrero Cedano Chart #18 in recovery at left. at right is recovery room nurse Ashley Grey of CA.
Surgery Day one.
Operation Smile mission in the Dominican Republic, Team Day. Monday, June 21, 2010.
Mame Diop is wheeled through the hospital to post op where she can rest and recover and be observed in case of comlications.
Images from the first Operation Smile Mission in Thies, Senegal, Day four, Surgery.
Thies, Senegal. December 16, 2008. (Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland)