This Blog serves as two things: a photo-diary of our lives between 2007 and mid 2011, when we saw some incredible things and met some amazing people; and a reflection of our more normal lives since then.

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Cleft kids


Often, we see children (or adults) with big white whiskers walking around the ship. They are our cleft-lip patients, who have just had reconstructive surgery to repair their clefts. I am constantly amazed that their faces don't require more bandages and dressings after such a big operation. They usually stay on the ship for only a couple of days after their surgery before returning home. Olly

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