Meet sweet Ismael! He is 9 and he lives in Venezuela with his parents and siblings. He was born with a cleft lip and palate. Carmen Pina runs the 3rd annual CleftStrong 5k for him. Together, they left his parents behind to travel to London to have his surgery after being on a waiting list the first two years of his life. Carmen says "he has taught her the most important lesson in life: don't be scared to pursue your dreams. Thank you Carmen.