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  • Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran

    Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran
    CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
  • First Annual Walk for Water

    First Annual Walk for Water
    We've returned from Haiti but the work continues here in Chicagoland. Saturday, Adam and I had the opportunity to cover Living Water International's First Annual Walk for Water, which stepped off from Parkview Community Church in Glen Ellyn.    About a...
  • Living Through the Earthquake

    Living Through the Earthquake
    In this video, Leogane resident Albert Point du Jour recounts his experience living through last January’s earthquake in its epicenter- from the first tremor at his work site to finally rescuing his daughter from his collapsing home. Remarkably,...
  • Rebuilding a Nation: Haitians Helping Themselves

    Rebuilding a Nation: Haitians Helping Themselves
    Wesley Charles is a Haitian who worked for World Vision for more than two decades. It was work that took his family to live in Miami, and took Wesley all over the world.  But after the earthquake hit his homeland last January, Wesley decided in a fit...
  • A Visit to Haiti's Mass Graves: A Reporter's Reflections

    A Visit to Haiti's Mass Graves: A Reporter's Reflections
    Walking across this mass grave was undoubtedly the eeriest and most haunting expedition of my career. That goes as well for that of photojournalist Adam Debacker.    Our working relationship is usually one of constant back and forth- about potential...
  • Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries

    Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries
    Operation Christmas Child is a charity drive which sends shoe boxes filled with gifts to kids in third-world countries. Susan Clark is a local volunteer who has made several trips to Haiti. On one trip, she got the chance to hand deliver some of the...
  • Maria Bello nails the 'Prime Suspect' while helping the poor

    Much has been made that Detective Jane Timoney of NBC's Thursday drama "Prime Suspect" deals with venomous sexism on the job. Often, it's men noting this inequality. Perhaps women, like the show's star, Maria Bello, know that though it's more obvious...
  • York County Doctor from Haiti Partnering with a York County Non-Profit to Help Haiti

    York County Doctor from Haiti Partnering with a York County Non-Profit to Help Haiti
    It's been nearly two years since a magnitude seven earthquake ravaged the country of Haiti. The earthquake left thousands dead and more than one million people homeless. A York County doctor from Haiti lost several family members following the...
  • Health Notes: TeenAIDS heads to Haiti with Harvard expert

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> TeenAIDS heads to Haiti with Harvard expert
    Fifty percent of new HIV cases globally occur in youth aged 12 to 24. On Monday, May 16, TeenAids is going to Haiti and the Dominican Republic in a 3-week outreach effort to educate teens against the spread of HIV. TeenAIDS-PeerCorps, the non-profit HIV...
  • Sometimes, one is better than two

    Sometimes, one is better than two
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. George Pulos of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Davie. Q: How do you prepare for Easter? A: One, I get a lot of rest (laughs). It's a very busy time....
  • Tent Camps of Leogane, Haiti

    Tent Camps of Leogane, Haiti
    Leogane was the epicenter of last January's 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti.  The disaster left close to a million people homeless, and now, almost two years later, hundreds of thousands still live in tent camps with little hope of escape. What was...
  • Missing German Sailor May Have Been Eaten By Cannibals

    Missing German Sailor May Have Been Eaten By Cannibals
    A German sailor who disappeared during an around-the-world trip with his girlfriend is now believed to have been eaten by cannibals, according to reports. Stefan Ramin, 40, an avid sailor from the town of Haselau in Northwest Germany, dropped anchor near...