Southport woman needs help to pay for facial deformity operation

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Photo: Baby Danielle

Can you help Southport woman Danielle Lake who born with rare facial deformity. Danielle is now emotionally ready for the operation but needs help to pay for it.

Danielle said: “I was born with a rare deformity on my mouth and had three operations at Great Ormond Street hospital. They said they had never seen anyone with a deformity like mine.

“When I was 14 they wanted to break my lower jaw and push it back and cut a v shape to pull my bottom lip across to fix it but at 14-years-old I was terrified and didn’t want it.

“I’m 31 years old now and all my life I was bullied and people used to laugh at me. I used to say I don’t care about it but I guess really I would love to have a ‘normal’ mouth. It does get me down but I never show it.

“Any help would be great. It’s a big operation but I just would love to have a mouth just like everyone else.

“I have tried the NHS again but it seems like the best option is go private. Thank you for your time.

“I’m sorry for asking”

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