Monthly Archives: November 2010

Reverse Culture Shock


Stepping out from customs into the Ft. Lauderdale airport the first thing I noticed was the food stands. Dunkin Donuts, Pizza, packaged salads and wraps. I grabbed a veggie sushi package and devoured the little bite sized rolls. Carpet on … Continue reading

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Fungus Among Us


Today we went out to a place unknown to us before today, somewhere in the city about 45 min ride from the hotel. We put our trust into a driver we met the day before, who said there was a … Continue reading

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Mick Jagger was here


Back to the nursing school-Universite Notre Dame D’Haiti– today. We started under the big top, where Lisette did a quick “introduction to homeopathy” teaching session with another class of students. During their lunch break we headed back to do a … Continue reading

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This was their lucky day


The morning was spent seeing patient at St. Vincent’s School for the Handicapped with the team from Homeopaths Without Borders. Mostly new patients but a few that came back for follow ups, with big smiles. Fevers were gone, pains were … Continue reading

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God Bless America


It was a special day for 100 nursing students at Universite Notre Dame D’Haiti . The team of volunteers led by Lauri Grossman taught a 3 hour first aid course in homeopathy. The students dressed in the school uniforms and … Continue reading

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The Deaf Leading the Blind


At this school– St. Vincent’s for Handicapped Children, the children are taught their value, what they can do. Everyone is important to someone else. So we see those with legs helping those who can’t walk. Ones who can’t see are … Continue reading

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It smells like urine


The streets of downtown Port-au-Prince seem unchanged from the images we remember from the February CNN coverage after the quake, with the exception that roads have been cleared of debris. Taxis drivers and men in general stand around the airport … Continue reading

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