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Operation Smile

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6435 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23509

1-888-677-6453 (Voice - Toll-free), 1-888-OP-SMILE
757-321-7645 (Voice), 1-757-321-SMILE
757-321-7660 (FAX),

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Since 1982, Operation Smile — through the help of dedicated medical volunteers — has provided more than 2 million patient evaluations and over 200,000 free surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities. As one of the most prominent children’s charities in the world and with a presence in over 60 countries, Operation Smile is able to heal children’s smiles and bring hope for a better future.



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Date Entered: 2/21/2001
Date Edited: 11/28/2012
Date Revised: 4/30/2002
Health Referral Number: HR3453
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