The new bags are part of a campaign to promote Operation Smile, a nonprofit that provides surgeries for people with cleft lips or palates.
Laurent was chosen to be featured on the bag because he founded Unspoken Smiles, a nonprofit promoting oral hygiene, especially among children.
Laurent has helped more than 7,000 children worldwide achieve and maintain their oral health, The Haitian Times reported.
In 2004, Laurent immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Rockland County, New York, before moving to Spring Valley. Continue reading