Bolivian Orphan - Surgery Surgery to correct an 11-year-old Bolivian orphan's severe physical deformities -- caused by tuberculosis -- was made possible by schoolchildren who raised money to help. Liane Hansen talks with Sherwin Shinn, a dentist in Issaquah, Wash., who together with his wife Jerri founded the International Smile Power Foundation.
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Surgery to correct an 11-year-old Bolivian orphan's severe physical deformities — caused by tuberculosis — was made possible by schoolchildren who raised money to help. Liane Hansen talks with Sherwin Shinn, a dentist in Issaquah, Wash., who together with his wife Jerri founded the International Smile Power Foundation.