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  • About books set in Haiti

    About books set in Haiti
    American novelist Madison Smartt Bell has devoted two decades to bringing Haiti, from 1791-1804, alive for readers. It may seem unfathomable for Americans to understand how a country as Haiti can exist so close to luxurious vacation destinations, Bell's...
  • Haitian Orphan Survives Earthquake and Rare Disease

    Haitian Orphan Survives Earthquake and Rare Disease
    He survived the Haiti earthquake and endures a rare disease that keeps him from enjoying the sun. Job is one of 250 people in the United States that have Xeroderma Pigmentosum or XP. He is the first Haitian diagnosed with the disease. XP keeps the body...
  • Greer's OC: Hyatt stay for the holidays

    If you're looking for a holiday present sure to be appreciated, give the gift of Hyatt with a gift card from Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. The luxurious destination resort offers three restaurants, including the award-winning, AAA Four...
  • 3-legged cat, once-abandoned dog honored

    3-legged cat, once-abandoned dog honored
    A three-legged cat that inspired a series of children's books and a once-abandoned dog that helped save lives after the Haiti earthquake have received national honors. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced its cat and...
  • Local church members stuff plastic bags, not stockings this holiday season

    Local church members stuff plastic bags, not stockings this holiday season
    Members of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, in Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, have a system that works. It's an assembly line of sorts, with people putting wash clothes, hand towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes & more into clear plastic bags....
  • Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily is keeping South and Central Florida guessing, as it still is projected to parallel state's east coast on Saturday, close enough to be in striking distance. For that reason, the National Hurricane Center is urging residents of...
  • A Dream Realized

    A Dream Realized
    Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...
  • Gear Testing

    Gear Testing
    So this is my first attempt at a blog. I’ve been talking about doing this for awhile and now the chance to travel to Haiti at the end of the month has gotten me off my lazy bubble-goose and started writing. Right now I’m doing it all on my...
  • Airport Ordeal

    Airport Ordeal
    I feel naked. And naive.   Naked because I have no luggage, and naive to think my bag would have arrived in Port-au-Prince ten hours after bidding it adieu in Chicago.    It might get here tomorrow morning.   It might not.   No one here is in too much...
  • Soles to help needy souls

    Soles to help needy souls
    When some think of natural disasters, a lack of food, clean water and safe shelter sometimes come to mind. But when Angela Edgerly thought of how she could help those affected by the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she thought of people's feet. The Hoag...
  • Emmy nominations for foodie favorites

    Emmy nominations for foodie favorites
    UPDATED It was a good day for some foodie favorites as Bravo's "Top Chef" received four prime-time Emmy nominations and Travel Channel's "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" also received four. "Top Chef" was nominated for outstanding reality-...
  • Haitians In NYC Angry Over Taxation Of Wire Transfers, Phone Calls

    Haitians In NYC Angry Over Taxation Of Wire Transfers, Phone Calls
    New York Haitians are sounding off over the airwaves of Radio Soleil. Haitian President Michel Martelly is taxing all money transfers and phone calls from the United States to Haiti - a country still recovering after last year's devastating earthquake....