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HAITI: DAY FIVE

October 13, 2017 - We woke up at 4 so that we could all be packed and ready to go to the airport in time.  Port Au Prince is constantly bustling. Even at 4:45 am there is traffic (both pedestrian and vehicle) everywhere.

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HAITI: DAY FOUR

October 12, 2017 - Thursday was a wonderful opportunity to continue to come together as a cohesive team.  The team went above and beyond in caring for these wonderful patients. Dr Smith and I performed a limited...

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HAITI: DAY THREE

October 11, 2017 - A day of accomplishment! And a day of surprise. Dr. Smith and I did a very challenging Latissimus transfer to help a child regain shoulder function.  This was a true team approach. 

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HAITI: DAY TWO

October 10, 2017 - We had a great day operating today.  We started the day with a manipulation under anesthesia.  Thanks to Dr. Taylor's block we were able to avoid a big operation in a woman with a frozen shoulder.

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HAITI: DAY ONE

October 9, 2017 - Today marked our team's first day in Haiti. What a day if was! We had a reunion, a wedding and a work day.  Our team started the day with breakfast at 7.  Our Haitian-now American surgical tech JJ...

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