Something to Smile About  愛心不停駛的微笑列車

US$250 can change a child's life forever.
250 元美金就能改變一名孩童的命運。

  One of the most shocking deformities a newborn can have is a massive cleft. Clefts occur when certain body structures do not connect during the development of the fetus. This usually leaves a wide gap _(1)_ the lip and the palate. Children born with clefts are oftentimes thought of as retarded, teased and ostracized by society, abandoned, or even killed by their own parents.
  A cleft is the primary birth defect in the US and many other nations. _(2)_, there is a simple, 45-minute operation that can change the lives of children with clefts forever. Smile Train, a global cleft charity _(3)_ in 1999 by Brian Mullaney and Charles Wang, provides these procedures in developing countries for free. The mission of Smile Train is to provide cleft surgery for millions of poor children and to train local doctors and medical professionals to _(4)_ this surgery. With training, these doctors learn how to use groundbreaking technology _(5)_ waiting for Western doctors to volunteer their time. This maximizes the efficiency and the number of operations that can be done.
  Having sponsored nearly half a million operations over the last decade, Smile Train is definitely _(6)_ a difference. However, they are far from the 4.6 million cases it would take to _(7)_ clefts worldwide. US$250 can sponsor one child and donating to Smile Train is transparent, says Mullaney. He also hopes to continue his work by using the Smile Train model to help the poor with other medical conditions such as club foot or congenital heart defects.

1. (A) into    (B) among   (C) between    (D) within
2. (A) Previously (B) Eventually  (C) Recently   (D) Fortunately
3. (A) found   (B) founded   (C) finding    (D) to find
4. (A) apply   (B) perform   (C) observe    (D) supply
5. (A) instead of (B) regardless of(C) on behalf of (D) for the sake of
6. (A) telling   (B) counting   (C) making    (D) pushing
7. (A) delete   (B) exaggerate  (C) benefit    (D) eliminate

1. This usually leaves a wide gap between the lip and the palate.
a. 本空格在測試以下固定用法:
between A and B  介於 A 與 B 之間
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