Child with Severe Facial Deformity


Pietros Mokunke and his mother, Maria, at the Charlotte... News PhotoBoys,Child,Deformed,Gauteng Province,Horizontal,Human Interest,Johannesburg,Males,Mother,Offspring,People,Physical Impairment,Poverty,Social Issues,Son,South AfricaPhotographer Collection: Gallo Images 2013 Gallo Images (PTY) LTDJOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 10 (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Pietros Mokunke and his mother, Maria, at the Charlotte Maxekehospital on April 10, 2013, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Smile Foundation sponsored the operation 5-year-old Pietros needed to mend his hare-lip and split pallet, which caused him severe facial deformity. The foundation has a Teddy Bear up for auction on their Facebook page, to raise funds for Pietros' next operation, which will restore the rest of his face. (Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)