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  • Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster

    Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster
    Last month, Haiti marked the one year anniversary of a devestating earthquake that destroyed much of the impovrished nation's capital of Port-au-Prince. Over 230,000 people died in the quake, which was then followed up by a hurricane and a cholera...
  • Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti

    Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti
    Kim Chapin has spent the past four years working to help Haiti and she's also gotten her students involved. Chapin said she first got involved after a lunch at a chinese restuarant where she received a special fortune cookie message. "It said you will...
  • Church man, family man

    For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel. "We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
  • Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today

    Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today
    With the mountains of Hispaniola taking their toll, Tropical Storm Emily could degenerate into a tropical wave later today, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. The system already has weakened considerably and lost organization,...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti

    Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti
    Even before it was in the headlines, helping Haiti was on the hearts and minds of Nate and Brenda Yonker. Nate made the first trip there in 2006 to use his trade skills as a plumber to provide relief to poor areas. The next year, he took his wife...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Freed from detention, Haitians stuck in limbo

    Freed from detention, Haitians stuck in limbo
    Released from federal detention earlier this month, Haitian earthquake survivors Mackenson Luberice and James Dorinville hoped for an end to what they call a nightmarish round of confusion and depression that began at the Port-au-Prince airport when...
  • Body of Lynn University student missing in Haiti identified

    Body of Lynn University student missing in Haiti identified
    Nearly a month after she disappeared in the Haiti earthquake, the body of Lynn University student Courtney Hayes is coming home. Hayes' family received word from the U.S. State Department Wednesday afternoon that her body had been identified. Her body...
  • Flight Attendant Helps Deliver Baby on Plane

    Flight Attendant Helps Deliver Baby on Plane
    FORT LAUDERDALE -- An American Airlines flight attendant can add delivering a baby to her in-flight accommodations. Patricia Sund helped deliver a baby boy on a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It happened on June 11 aboard...