Yesterday morning we worked in a clinic in Port-au-Prince where we saw 80 patients. While we were there, one of the doctors rece
ived an email that she had been accepted as a resident in an internal medicine specialty program. They told us it is very difficult to get accepted, so even though we had just met, we shared her joy and did a happy dance with her. In the afternoon we went to Hotel Montana for a beautiful view of the city and a relaxing afternoon after a very busy week.
There are many people we rely on while we are here. Our interpreters — Angee, Rodny and Joseph who help us break down any language barriers. And our drivers — Johnny, Donal and Voltaire who make sure we get everywhere safely (even over some very rough, unpaved roads as we head into the mountains for remote clinics). We spend our days together, eat meals together and pray together. They are our friends and we couldn’ t do this trip without them.
As we prepare to head home today, we remember all the beautiful