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A non-profit that helps families ease the burden of medical conditions on Coast Live

Posted at 12:59 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 12:59:36-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Samantha Makes It A Little Easier, Inc. (SMILE) is a non-profit organization geared towards providing costly therapeutic and assistive medical devices for children.

Executive director Kristen Trost Mantlo, PhD. shares the moving story about SMILE's beginnings and how the work impacts the lives of local children.

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