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Mark was born on October 26, 1999 with a unilateral cleft lip and palate (and extra left thumb). Mark's pictures are presented to you by his parents, Helen & Joe.
|Mark was born on 26 October 1999.
Fortunately, we had advance warning of his problems through ultrasound scans.
Here he is at six weeks old in his nice hand-knitted cardigan.
Mark is British, like his mum, Helen, and dad, Joe, but we are on Foreign Service in Bogota, Colombia. Mark needs to fly transatlantic to see his cleft team in London.
4-1/2 months old and just arrived back in Colombia. Mark on his dad's knee.
|Since returning to Bogota Mark quickly
picked up again and soon started on solids. He really does like his food and is
pictured here at six months ensconced in his first high chair. Although there is
some reddening and scarring, overall his lip is looking very good.
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