Barrow Hosts ‘Girls’ Day Out’ Event for Cleft and Craniofacial Patients

The Barrow Cleft and Craniofacial Center kicked off National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month with its annual Girls’ Day Out event.

Stylists at The Root Salon in Phoenix donated their time to pamper girls and young women with craniofacial disorders. The center hosts the event to boost patients’ self-confidence and foster new friendships within the craniofacial community.

“It makes me hold my head higher,” said Bella Montoya, who was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate. “I can go out and say, ‘My hair is done. I feel beautiful and confident.'”

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