Sebastián is from Trujillo, a city in the northern part of Peru. His mother, Alicia, is a single parent who receives help raising her only child from her mother and sister. Sebastián’s father has chosen not to be a part of their lives.
Keita is from Abobo, a northern suburb in Abidjan. Her parents Namouré (father) and Koréa (mother) are farmers. They work in Guinea-Conakry, formerly known as French Guinea.
Linda Suarez Loor was born with severe bilateral cleft lip & palate. Her mother heard about the foundation on the local news and came looking for help. She underwent her first corrective surgery at age of 3 months. Since then . . .
Edwin Eliseo Osorio was 3 months old when he arrived at the Benjamin Bloom Hospital in San Salvador accompanied by his mother, Morena Cardon. It did not take long for people to realize that Edwin was a baby who simply loved to smile.