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Prosthetics in Haiti | Charlonie Veillard

  • Teacher Eloise Mars introduces five-year-old Charlonie Veillard to other students at school. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard returns to school, where classes are held outside. She was with her older cousin Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre buying salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard lets a friend play with her hair. She was with her older cousin Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre buying salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard lets a friend play with her hair. She was with her older cousin Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre buying salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard waits for her aunt to figure out how to place her prosthetic leg back on. Charlonie had tagged along with her older cousin, Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre, to buy salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard's friend plays her prosthetic leg at school. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard returned to school. Her new prosthetic limb did not fit, but she will be returning to Medishare for an adjustment. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Teacher Eloise Mars introduces five-year-old Charlonie Veillard to her class at school. She was with her older cousin Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre buying salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard returns to school for the first time since the earthquake. She was with her older cousin Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre buying salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard returns to school for the first time since the earthquake. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Charlonie returns to school for the first time along since the earthquake. Her prosthetic leg and walker are placed in the doorway of the empty classroom. Since the earthquake students fear of going inside the classrooms. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Neighborhood children gather at the front door to greet Charlonie and to see her prosthetic limb. Charlonie smiles at the warm homecoming. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Neighborhood children gather at the front door to greet Charlonie and to see her prosthetic limb. Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard had tagged along with her older cousin, Sanaille Hens Carla Pierre, to buy salt when the supermarket celing fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard gets her prosthetic leg fitted by Miami resident Adam Finnieston. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard, center, gets her prosthetic leg fitted by Miami resident Adam Finnieston, left, as her uncle Dinaus Joseph of Ft. Pierce, Florida and aunt Bilenie Marie-Pierre, right, survey the procedure. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard is carried by her uncle Dinaus Joseph of Ft. Pierce, Florida after abandoning the walker. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard walks with her uncle Dinaus Joseph of Ft. Pierce, Florida with a walker. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard gets her prosthetic leg fitted by Miami resident Adam Finnieston, center. Her uncle Dinaus Joseph of Fort Pierce encourage her to walk towards him without any assistance. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard gets her prosthetic leg fitted by Miami resident Adam Finnieston. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard waits to be fitted with a prosthetic leg. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Five-year-old Charlonie Veillard gets her prosthetic leg fitted by Miami resident Adam Finnieston. His tools and casting material litter the floor. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF