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All Smiles

| October 25, 2011 | Parties National

THE PARTY Operation Smile’s 10th annual Smile Gala THE PLAYERS Honorees Zachary Levi, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jennifer and Henry Salke, Sue Tsao; Yvonne Strahovski, Mark Christopher Lawrence THE HIGHLIGHTS More than 30 members of the Colburn Children’s Choir opened the heartfelt evening with an eloquent ballad of “Stand Together” and The Immortals Lion Dance Team dazzled spectators with a vibrant routine onstage, decked out in elaborate crimson-and canary-hued Chinese lion costumes. THE BOTTOM LINE Founded by Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee in 1982, Operation Smile provides cleft lip reconstructive surgeries to underserved children. This year’s gala raised more than $1.2 million—enough to provide 5,000 surgeries around the world. Photos by Vince Bucci


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