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Odd Jobs

We have had busy days since the sun has decided to shine. There is a steady stream of new patients through the morning and then the Rehab Centre patients come over in the afternoon. June has asked a couple of … Continue reading

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On the town

This afternoon we took a little drive around town. June drove the 4×4 and we all piled in: Marvin, Carmen, Caroline, Janice and I. Lunch was at Nami International Restaurant which serves Haitian, Caribbean, Jamaican and Chinese food. I’m not … Continue reading

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The End of A Work Week

Even in Haiti, it’s nice when it’s a Friday. We close the clinic a little early on these days. It was a lovely sunny morning when we headed to the clinic and I got a glimpse of how warm and … Continue reading

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New Perspectives

Rain? Why yes. So what did we do in the morning? Well, the parallel bars were more than a little wobbly when the first team arrived last week so there has been much time spent in securing them. Those bars … Continue reading

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Another Drippy Day

The rain seems to think that Les Cayes is in great need of hydration. It was slow but it allowed me to spend a little more time with a patient I just met yesterday. She had a stroke late last … Continue reading

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Arrivals – Team 2 (Janice and Karen)

We arrived in Haiti late afternoon on Saturday. Gail, the program director at Healing Hands for Haiti, picked us up from the airport and guided us through the crowd of people to her van and driver who were waiting for … Continue reading

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I can’t wait for it all to get started!

Yesterday was a busy day trying to wrap things up to leave and getting my patients at St. John’s Rehab ready for my time away. It’s less than 48 hours until our flight and I’m feeling very excited. I feel … Continue reading

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