by Leilani They sat patiently and quietly waited outside with their baby girl, Angelica, as the surgeons, between their surgeries, came out to meet and visit with them. With the odds against them, they figured they had nothing to lose when they heard that Austin Smiles was back in San Salvador, El Salvador at theHOSPITAL MILITAR DE EL SALVADOR. They quickly got on a bus and rode for several hours with the hopes that it wasn’t too late for our Surgeons to see them. I was summoned from the Operating Room by Dr. Raymond Harshbarger to come outside to help with a patient he just evaluated. No one had prepared me for what I was about to come face to face with, but in that instant, my heart felt a tug as I mustered all I could to not shed a single tear. I recognized those blank and hopeless stares coming from the parents, knowing that every other physician had...