What do you do when you’re in an earthquake-ravaged country and plans are cancelled due to a citywide fuel shortage? Rent a truck and go in search of papayas…
(When life gives you lemons, there’s usually a way to make lemonade…)
On January 12, 2010 the island country of Haiti … Read more
I first met Trek Thunder Kelly when my friend Jack and I were arriving at St. Joseph’s Home, our favorite guest house in Haiti, just as Trek was leaving. We said hello and goodbye in the same sentence.
A few hours later Trek Thunder Kelly was back, his mission to … Read more
October 31, 2011 – Port au Prince, Haiti
“Should I stay or should I go?” I ask myself, trying not to panic as I watch my two friends, Trek and Jack, being led away by a mysterious Voodoo Priestess dressed in black. They follow her through a white door … Read more
“Ordinary people with extraordinary stories.”
Daniel and I first met in a pit of Haitian earthquake rubble. He was my “pit boss” as we spent the day chopping up concrete with a sledgehammer and clearing rubble in buckets. During our breaks, Daniel and I had a lot of time to … Read more
Ordinary people with extraordinary stories
Meet Christa Remington….
I met Christa a few years ago when we shared a dorm room at a Baptist Mission in Haiti. At first glance, I thought she was about 18 years old. Later I learned she was there to oversee a non-governmental organization she … Read more