There are moments that are so emotional and rewarding during a ReSurge surgical trip that one can hardly describe them. Tonight, in the recovery room, a mother openly wept in happiness and gratitude for the surgery that her 11-year-old son had received. She explained through a translator that she had tried 10 times to get the gaping holes in her son’s upper lip repaired. Ten times she had been refused. He is pictured here before his surgery. This time, Dr. Bob McGrath checked the child’s heart condition more thoroughly and gave permission for anesthesiologist Dr. Mike Flynn to give anesthesia. Dr. Joyce Chen, assisted by a local doctor, performed the miracle of bringing the huge clefts on both sides of his upper lip to closure. There was not a dry eye in the recovery room when his mother composed herself, brought her hands together and bowed to each person who had helped her beloved son.