Posted by: Kevin | May 11, 2009

Day 10: Heading home

I leave Haiti today.

I’m sure it will never leave me.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 10, 2009

Day 9: To our mothers …

This is Gerline.

You’ve seen her here before — she’s a little Haitian superstar to the missionaries, a tiny 4-year-old lady who is woefully malnourished and, as a result, most likely developmentally behind schedule. She’s undeniably cute, though, and she’s completely sweet, even when she’s asleep, which she can do almost anytime, anywhere, even standing up.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 9, 2009

Day 8: I wanna hold your hand

Before leaving Georgetown, I got vaccinations for pretty much every disease under the Caribbean sun.

I hope the shots also cover cooties.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 8, 2009

Day 7: Haitian mountain rain

Haitian rain is cold, particularly when you’re in the back of a truck.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 7, 2009

Day 6: Thinking of you

I’ve not been gone a week, but I already miss home.

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Posted by: Kevin | May 7, 2009

Day 6: An unexpected MLB Logo Project update

Ladies and gentlemen, the great project is complete.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 6, 2009

Day 5: All you need is love

Awake at 5 a.m., earlier than the rooster outside my window can yell at me.

It’s going to be a long day, a grueling day. Up early to avoid the Haitian heat (it’s only 80 degrees before 8), we’re trekking 3-4 miles up a mountain with gravelly terrain and steep inclines. It’s hard on the lungs, harder on the knees.

But it’s good for the soul.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 5, 2009

Day 4: A special birthday

One knew exactly what he was doing. The other learned on the fly.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 5, 2009

Day 4: Haitian health

Dr. Eaves took Troy, Jon and me into a nearby town to see the regional health department.

Even though I’m 1,500 miles away from Lexington’s health department (where I work), the similarities are striking.
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Posted by: Kevin | May 5, 2009

Day 4: Feeding the hungry

Each day, Lifeline feeds the kids in its school.
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