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Child with bilateral cleft lip. A plastic surgeon holding a young child with bilateral cleft lip, a congenital deformity caused by abnormal facial development during gestation. Photographed in 2014 at Grozny Children's Hospital, Chechen Republic, Russia, where volunteer medical staff were providing a free surgical clinic as part of a humanitarian mission.
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