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Smiling Semantics

So I’m not usually one to be caught up in the semantics of it all. I mean, statistically speaking, the chances that one has a condition resulting in facial paralysis/paresis  is very very low. So why is it sometimes a punch in the gut when organizations for other craniofacial conditions  focus SO much on the smiling part? Like, “she may have this and that… BUT SHE STILL SMILES!!!”

So where does this leave those of us who, for various reasons, cannot? Where do we fit into this equation of things one still has even when faced with challenges? Is it really that bad (of course not). 

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And for the record: my dog, friends & family, good coffee, NYC, theatre… make me half-smile. And that’s enough.

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