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Philip

Philip was born on October 10, 1992, with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. Philip's pictures are presented to you by his mother, Anna.

A celebration in the delivery room- Philip is finally here! (Bad hair day for Mom)

1 week old.

10 weeks old, 3 days after first surgery. Philip smiling through his stitches and Logan's bow.

5th day after surgery. Stitches are just out.
Philip is sleeping off his medications.

Three and a half months old (one month after surgery). Happy Boy!

6 months old. Philip on his baptismal day. See his halo?

18 months old, in Nana's pretty garden. 1 week before second surgery (palate closure, lip revision).

"I'll do it myself!"

Halloween 1995, 3 years old. 1 month before rhinoplasty. Trying on brother's ears.

Halloween 1995. This cowboy is going trick or treating. Note profile.

November 1995. Back at the hotel, 24 hours after rhinoplasty and pharyngeal flap. Opening some "get-well gifts" from friends back home.

Christmas 1995, 1 month after surgery. Angels admiring angels.
Note the new profile. 

Christmas morning 1995. "I've been a good boy!"

Fall 1996 - Philip (4) with brother John (5-1/2).
Everyone thinks they're twins! We are so proud of our boys!

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