Deportees' skills translate into boon for caregivers

  • Haitian Jimmy Louis, a foster care child who grew up in Hollywood, Fla. and was deported, is now a translator at the Sacre-Coeur hospital in Milot, Haiti. He has been volunteering since the Jan. 12 earthquake. PETER ANDREW BOSCH/MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Patrick Etienne, a deportee from Miami who grew up in foster care, is now the supervisor of translators at the Sacre-Coeur hospital in Milot. Since the earthquake he has recruited and supervised a number of other deportees. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Patrick Etienne, a deportee from Miami, holds a child's hand while she receives treatment at the Sacre-Coeur hospital in Milot, Haiti. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Patrick Etienne translates for nurse Hannah Perry before taking an X-ray of a patient. PETER ANDREW BOSCH

  • Patrick Etienne wheels a patient at the Sacre-Coeur hospital in Milot back to her bed. PETER ANDREW BOSCH

  • Patrick Etienne helps a women into her bedwith other volunteers. PETER ANDREW BOSCH

  • Patrick Etienne helps a patient back to her bed. PETER ANDREW BOSCH