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50 Hours In Haiti

LightQuest Media and Love A Child A few weeks ago, I spent a couple of days in Haiti with our LightQuest Media clients, Bobby and Sherry Burnette, founders and executive directors of Love A ChildWalter Warren, our EVP at LQMI was with me.

It was my first time in Haiti, not just since the earthquake, but ever.  I still remember our relief on January 12 a few hours after the quake when we reached Bobby via Skype and were able to confirm that Bobby and Sherry were alive and their orphanage, medical clinic, and ministry center were all intact.  In the days and weeks that followed, the Love A Child compound was converted into a field hospital with the help of Field Hospital the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative as the injured streamed and were hauled into the little town of Fond Parisien.

Bobby and Sherry moved to Haiti in 1991, to become full time missionaries.  Little did they know that all of their efforts, sacrifices, and heartaches were preparing them for the day when the entire country would be transformed in less than one minute‚Äôs time.

During my 50 hours in Haiti, I witnessed and heard the overwhelming mass of the problem.  Over 220,000

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