This little patient’s story and journey is just heartwarming, filled with hope, gratitude, and endless joy. Joy, especially for Linamanda and his mother Nomzane, is an ever-present possibility. Nomzame fondly shares the tale of her “Poster Boy” – her sheer delight at his feature on a Smile Week poster during the Smile Week at Tygerberg Hospital. For them, it’s not just a poster; it’s a treasure trove of memories.Despite a severe cleft lip and palate, Linamanda has undergone multiple surgeries and faced them like a true hero. Linamanda has shown remarkable progress. He’s now a lively, active, and cheerful child who eats, drinks, and plays happily with others.