Emilia Update

From July 2, 2018 Billy and I left for the hospital at 8:45am. The male doctor was with Emilia when we arrived. He had just changed her bandage. He said the infection was doing well…it all looked good. He again expressed his hope we would get at least one more unit of blood. He still felt Emilia could be released on…

Cité Soleil

From June 29, 2018 Unless a Journal reader has seen my film Mud Pies & Kites, they really can’t imagine how dreadful the conditions are in Cité Soleil, the largest, most violent slum in Haiti. I’ve filled up many pages of this Journal over the years with vivid, shocking descriptions of life in this slum. It is located just a…

Back in Haiti

From June 25, 2018 Flight back took off and landed on time. The flight attendant who gave me trash bags stuffed with pretzels and orange juice for the kids on my last flight to Haiti greeted me very warmly. I said to Ecarlatte, “This is the pretzel lady.” They both laughed. As we began the descent into Haiti, she gave…