Operation Smile

A Child’s Wisdom, Teddy Bears and Plato

Marc Ascher, Photo Editor and Photographer, Operation Smile

Marc Ascher, Operation Smile’s photo editor and photographer, shares a smile with Antonia of Brazil during an Operation Smile surgical program Fortelaza, Brazil, in 2010. Operation Smile photo by Marc Ascher.
Marc spreads joy to 9-year-old Paola during Operation Smile’s first medical mission in the Dominican Republic. Operation Smile photo: Marc Ascher.
Marc’s teddy bears are ready for new homes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2011. Operation Smile photo: Marc Ascher
Mom’s look says it all as Joao plays with his new stuffy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2011. Operation Smile photo: Marc Ascher.
Marc Ascher, Photo Editor and Photographer, Operation Smile

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