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James and nikki larsen say their son, Ryan, doesn't let Moebius Syndrome keep him down, as he navigates the world with a cleft hand and the inability to smile or blink. The Detroit Lakes family is now on a mission to educate the community on Mobius and other differences. Paula Quam/Tribune

All smiles -- on the inside

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Little 19-month-old Ryan Larsen thinks he's a funny man.

"He is funny," said his mom, Nikki, "he's like a class clown goofball ... he makes us laugh."

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He makes himself laugh, too, as he tots around exploring the rural Detroit Lakes home that he clearly owns.

But as his eyes shine with the mischief and energy that a good, fat afternoon nap provides, there is one thing missing -- his smile.

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