Haiti to Jamaica

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Earlier yesterday morning, shortly before we arrived at this beach–a secluded one in eastern Portland parish Jamaica, this boat arrived–filled with 25 Haitian refugees, all of whom survived the journey. There was another boat last week. Jamaica will care for these folks until there is a home available for them to return to. Strong grass roots Haitian relief efforts afoot here. A floating reminder how human endurance in the face of tragedy is extraordinary. Imagine 25 people at sea in this little boat?

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