Real stories

Read or listen to real stories from people affected by visible difference, their parents and families, as well as Changing Faces staff and volunteers. Inspired to share your story? We’d love to hear it – share your story now.

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A baby wearing a Santas hat and a pink t-shirt holds a green, blue and red toy

Our Christmas Appeal: Ela’s story

Ela, 11, was born with a bilateral cleft lip and cleft of the soft palate. We’re sharing her story as part of our Christmas Appeal.