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One Smile At A Time - Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
By John Casey, Parade Magazine
Trentlyon Family (Kiku, Jason and daughter Tani)

Mom's Milk Matters - Breastfeeding a Baby With Cleft Lip or Cleft Palate
By Gwen Morrison on
Quotes from Kiku Trentlyon and Debbie Oliver

Mother fights to help those with cleft palates
Las Vegas Sun
Oliver Family (Debbie and daughter Erin)

Web, Shriners help erase stigma of birth defect
(Sent out by Associated Press and printed in various US newspapers)
Rowden Family (Tami, Jeff and son Jayton)

Rebuilding faces, relieving fears
Pioneer Local
Reuschel Family (Beth and son Tyler)
Remele Family (Robin and son Brandon)

Local woman helps families affected by cleft palate
Courier & Press
McQuay Family (Sarah and John IV)

Group steps up for kids born with cleft palate, lip
Chicago Sun-Times
Bentz Family (Joyce and Ben)

Local mother attends medical conference
Medina County, OH Gazette
House Family (Melissa, Don and Jared)

Shine the Light - Sarah(Photos)
Texas ECI Publication
Woods Family (Annette and Sarah)

Area youth takes part in panel on cleft palate experiences
Wadsworth, OH Sun Banner Pride
House Family (Melissa, Don and Jared)

My newborn needs help...
Kirby Family (Shirley and Jonathan)

Caring for a cleft lip
Lincoln Journal Star
Radenslaben Family (Erin and Emma)

Not "Tragic"
The Herald-Press
Bentz Family (Joyce and Ben)

Meeting the Challenge
The Valley News Dispatch
Fry Family (Missy, Jason and Tommy)

Toddler Prepares for 16th Surgery
The Chillicothe Gazette
Aberl Family (Shawn, Jennifer and Shawn)

New Cleft Palate Surgery Gives 'Amazing' Results
The Associated Press  (Also on Yahoo News)
Sliment Family (Judee and Quinn)

Rep. Mike Ross Reintroduces Reconstructive Surgery Act
The Chicot County Spectator
Photos of Ally Gillispie and Mason Warrick

Hillsboro family feeling lucky
The Journal Review
Warrick Family (Tisha and Mason)

Cleft Advocate gets recognition - Daughter's deformity sparked group
The Las Vegas Sun
Oliver Family (Debbie and daughter Erin)

Editorial: A mother's perseverance, courage
The Las Vegas Sun
Oliver Family (Debbie and daughter Erin)

Advocate for children born with cleft palates
The Journal-Gazette
Bentz Family (Joyce and Ben)

NEWSMAKERS: 'Montel Williams Show' honors Las Vegan's work
Deborah Oliver's cleftAdvocate helps children with craniofacial disorders
The Las Vegas Review Journal/The Las Vegas Sun
Oliver Family (Debbie and daughter Erin)

Support and Understanding
Saundra Tippitt, a Cleft Advocate member, wants more to be aware of the condition
The Abilene Reporter News
Tippitt Family (Saundra and daughter LaQuisha)

Help available for those with cleft palates
No cleft palate team in sight for the families of Abilene, TX
The Abilene Reporter News
Tippitt Family (Saundra and daughter LaQuisha)

The Road to Healing
Girl born with cleft palate faces challenges with heart
Lake County News-Sun
Nadelhoffer Family (Diane and Natalie)

Medical program in danger
Budget cuts threaten assistance for families of children with cleft palates
The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, WA
Almeida Family (Kari and Kolin)
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