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I Was Born With a Cleft Lip and Palate

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    They Called Me Hair Lip

    WAS ENY ONE ELSE RIDICULED FOR LOOKING DIFFERENT ?
    sheyainne sheyainne 41-45 Aug 24, 2012

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    I've had almost over a dozen surgeries,

    went to speech therapy, and had extensive dental work. I was sponsored at Shriners children's hospital up until I turned 21 and am so grateful for the whole team who worked on me. Now at 23 I'm finishing up my college degree abroad and living a good life. I'm proud to say that I...
    JohGrace JohGrace 22-25, F Apr 20

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