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One more day

It was a day  of joy and sadness, like so many others here.  Joys at being able to help so many, to talk with those living in Mt Fleurie and to laugh with the kids there along with the translators

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First Day of the Clinic

It was an absolute blessing to be here today.  The translators who work with CCH, along with Rubinste, the director in Haiti, have tremendous joy at their work along with love and respect for the people they are helping. Today

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Still so much more to do!

It has been wonderful see people and treat them at the temporary clinic in Chabin. There are wonderful people here and they are more than welcoming to us. Even though this is only our second year, I think our relationships

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We’re Here! (and they were waiting for us)

First day of clinic of 2013 and we were able to see 56 patients. There were a few wrinkles along the way. Our 3 nursing students from Denver turned into eight (with 5 Iowans here for a malaria study) and

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Thank You, Dr. Remmel

Thanks to Dr. Rory Remmel for donating $3,000 towards our effort to set up a permanent clinic in Chabin! Your contributions are greatly appreciated.

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Packed Up

I can’t believe it’s over, and I can’t believe it happened in the first place. Now that we’re back, talking about the time there seems more difficult.  It was busy the last day.  We had two doctors during the whole

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We have a dokte…again!

I don’t know what’s better; that we were able to see 81 people or that breakfast was done before we had to drive up the mountain.  Ok, as good as breakfast was, seeing 81 patients was incredible!  Some of the

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Yesterday

Yesterday was the best of times and the worst of times.  We were able to see 61 patients, which was great.  But while it was busy, nobody was watching the door and over fifty extra people walked in.   There was

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IT WORKED!

Real patients! Today was incredible.  The part where we were waiting for the doctor and not knowing he would arrive wasn’t fun, but he did arrive at noon, and was willing to stay a little bit longer.  As we expected,

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Waiting for Chabin

It was another day waiting for the clinic to start.  We had church twice, once with Pastor Placide from Lifeline Haiti, and then with a group of people involved with and running NGOs that were down at the beach.  It

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