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Surviving the Haiti Earthquake

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Devastation

A women walks by what used to be a pharmacy in Port au Prince.

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Port au Prince

My brother Julian and I waiting at a UN triage center near the Port au Prince airport.

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Hospital

This is my mom and I just after she got to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, and I got my first hairwash. I was really happy to see her, and was also really happy to get all the cement washed out of my hair!

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Angels

This is what angels look like. Without their kind hearts and a lot of quick thinking, I wouldn't be here today. Julian, Major Sujith Kulasekara, and Wenson Georges.

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Construction

The Cabois Community School, where Julian and I had been working as it was getting rebuilt in late May. It's almost finished now.

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Teachers

These are some of the very dedicated teachers at the Cabois Community School. They worked very hard to get the school built for their community the first time, and now they're working even harder to keep their school together the second time.

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Tent School

These are the tents that school was held in for four months after the earthquake.

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Laptops

Cabois students learning to use computers for the first time--generously donated by XO laptops.

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Haiti's Hope

Young people are Haiti's best hope for the future. If we can provide her and others like her with an education, it will make a difference in Haiti's future.

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Recovery

A friend took this photo in late April, the first day we were experimenting with how to build a special prosthetic foot for rock climbing.

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