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Derek was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. Derek's pictures are presented to you by his parents, Chris and Michelle, and his big sister Danni.

Derek was born on February 23, 1997.
He weighed 10 pounds, 4-1/2 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.
This is his newborn picture taken at the hospital. He's one day old.

Derek at 10 weeks old, with big sister Danni, 6 years old.
What a beautiful "widesmile"!

Derek at 3 months. 2 days before lip repair

Derek with Grandma about 2 hours after surgery.
He's still pretty spaced out. 13 weeks old.

Hanging out one week after surgery. His cheeks are still real red from the tape on the Logan's Bow.
3-1/2 months old

This was taken 2 weeks after surgery.
What a handsome boy! 3-1/2 months old

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