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Interplast receives $50,000 grant

Original post made on Sep 21, 2009

Two hundred impoverished children will undergo reconstructive surgeries next year thanks to a $50,000 grant to Interplast, a Mountain View-based nonprofit whose globe-trotting doctors provide free plastic surgery to needy children worldwide.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 21, 2009, 11:14 AM

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Posted by Pam
a resident of The Crossings
on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:43 pm

Congratulations to the staff of Interplast. You are an awesome organization bringing smiles of joy to children all over the world. I am proud that you are located here in Mountain View

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Posted by Diana
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:19 pm

Yes, I am delighted to hear this news too. I wrote about this organization and interviewed one of its founders several years ago -- and was so impressed then by the dedication of these teams of doctors who give their time and skill to children who desperately need them.
Long may they thrive -- and the children, who need no longer feel so severely ostracized or disabled, thank goodness.

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