Haiti

After the earthquake

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Haiti: Hope and Healing

  • Over 100,000 residents of Port-au-Prince pour in the streets and alleys of Champs-De-Mars to pray and mourn in the multi-faith religious service during the first day of the three days of National Mourning which ended on Monday, February 15, 2010. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fr. Paul Raphael blesses the crowd with Holy water during the mass procession. The faithful gathered at St. Anne to celebrate one the holiest day in Christianity, Easter Sunday. Sitting on rubble, Haitian Catholics gathered in prayer in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The temporary sanctuary of St. Anne Catholic Church was packed with worshipers spilling onto the piles of rubble. The historic church was destroyed by the January 12th earthquake killing several congregants and the parish priest.

  • 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 waits to be fitted with a prosthetic leg. Veillard were sent along with her older cousin to buy salt when the supermarket ceiling fell causing the loss of her right lower leg. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The athletic Wilfred Macena works out with a soccer ball practicing using his new prosthetic leg. Dr. Bob Gaily, left, guides Macena in shifting his weight on his prosthetic leg. Macena, 25, wielder, mechanic, and part-time soccer coach, is a quick learner and started walking with his prosthetic leg within an hour after being fitted. Three months after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake some Haitian amputees are part of a handful of quake survivors who are learning how to walk again. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A young girl sits at a religious event in Carrefour, Haiti. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Daniella M. Moresse holds her hands up and prays as she worships at the Church of God Silo in Carrefour, Haiti. Although the church was not damaged in the January 24th earthquake, most of the congregation has fled to the countryside leaving the pastor and three members for the Sunday service. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • One the last day of National Mourning, a Haitian women spread her arms in prayer as she prays in front cross at the entrance of the destroyed National Cathedral. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Emmanuelle Lundy smiles as Adam Finnieston makes some adjustments to her prosthetic limb. Student and Digicel employee Lundy, 27, got a new prosthetic limb with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A sea of hands reach to the air in prayer. Over 100,000 residents of Port-au-Prince pour in the streets and alleys of Champs-De-Mars to pray and mourn in the multi-faith religious service during the first day of the three days of National Mourning which ended on Monday, February 15, 2010. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Yolinda Bethermy, 1, suffers from malnutrition and is the youngest of four children. Her family is now living in a camp where food is scarce. hadows of her mother and others are cast against the wall where she her family sleeps. Earthquake refugees have gathered in a camp in the Martissant section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A young Haitian Doctor just finished delivering 26-year-old Joanne Desir's first baby. Holding her is her husband Patrice Zephir in the back of a pickup truck outside the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince nearly a month after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Artist Philippe Dodard is an international artist the lives in Port-au-Prince. He is helped with reconstruction and working with the first lady in a program called Plas Timoun, "The Children's Place". They have turned old buses into class rooms for the children for the arts, music, and sports programs. - Children sing in class in one of the buses used for music. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • U.S. Citizens arrive at Homestead Air Reserve Base on a military relief flight from Haiti. They are survivors from the devastating earthquake that hit the country this week. Gina Eugene rejoices after getting off a bus transporting her from the C-130 aircraft to be processed by U.S. Customs. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Preval President of Haiti meets the people at the gates of the Palace on Friday afternoon January 30, 2010. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • March 22, 2010: President Rene Preval walks with former United States Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton as they shake hands with Haitians in the earthquakes survivors camp located in the Place Mosolee, next to the destroyed Haitian National Palace. Bush and Clintion gave a press conference and to help raise funds for the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Two-year-old Olivier Orilas is treated for lingering wounds at a makeshift clinic set up at the St. Roi de France Church in Port-au-Prince nearly 2 months after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Brazilian United Nations Peace Keeping mission soldiers from Strongpoint 16 patrol Cite Soleil. A naked boy like many other children in this impoverished neighborhood seeks help from the patrol. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Judeline Jean, 15, who lost her leg along with other complications receives physical therapy from Jeanean Clark, a physical therapist from Kansas City at the Haitian community Hospital. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Lt. Commander Joe Christ an Occupational Therapist from the United States Public Health Service works with patients at the Love a Child Healing Center in Fond Parisien about an hour outside Port-au-Prince on Monday February 8, 2010 nearly a month after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. Her Jean Pierre rehabilitates at the center. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Brazilian United Nations Peace Keeping mission soldiers from Strongpoint 16 patrol the impoverished neighborhood of Cite Soleil. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The University of Miami Global Institute Project Medishare had set up a field hospital at Port-au-Prince airport, Lozanna Hyainthe is holding the hand of 3 month old Harvell Hyacinthe after he was hurt because of the damage of the earthquake. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald Staff

  • Gladys Loiuis Jeune is pulled alive from the rubble of her home after being trapped for nearly 43 hours. Here she is greeted by her ecstatic daughter. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A gravedigger watches the sun come up over a cemetery in Petionville on Wednesday January 20, 2010 after the tremendous earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday January 12, 2010. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fifty one-year-old Thomas Oriental struggles to see the upside of the earthquake at his Artisan Gallery in Jacmel nearly 2 months after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. Thomas lost his mother and his wife in the earthquake and business has died as well. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Artist Philippe Dodard is an international artist the lives in Port-au-Prince. He is helping with reconstruction and working with the first lady in a program called Plas Timoun, "The Children's Place." They have turned old buses into class rooms for the children for the arts, music, and sports programs. Dodard shows Caroline Cesar, 9, how to shape clay with her hands in a clay sculpture class. They say it is not unusual for a student to shape a house. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Member's of the St. Louis Roi church gathered in the parking lot of the church for their Sunday evening mass, the church was leveled by the earthquake that struck last week. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff

  • A man prays at Sunday mass outside the Chapelle Notre Dame de la Presentation in Port-au-Prince, nearly a month after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Mourners at the funeral for Conserve Jeoboham in Leogane are overcome by grief nearly 2 months after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Lt. Commander Joe Christ an Occupational Therapist from the United States Public Health Service works with patients at the Love a Child Healing Center in Fond Parisien about an hour outside Port-au-Prince on Monday February 8, 2010 nearly a month after a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF