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My Visit to Kafou

July 2, 2012

Photo & Story by Brian Stevens One of the joys of spending time in Haiti is discovering the strengths of her people.  Yes, that's right I said STRENGTHS!  Too often when we think about Haiti we think in terms of deficits.  AndRead More »

Children on Stage

April 4, 2012

by Coleen Hedglin, Director, Beyond Borders' Child Protection Program Every time my daughter’s school has one of those assemblies when parents are invited, on some special occasion, to come be audience for all the kids who get up on stageRead More »

Two Years After the Earthquake

January 13, 2012

It was January 13th, 2010, the day after one of the most deadly quakes in history.  Aftershocks continued and everyone faced a scene so chaotic it defies description. Living in a community in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince just a fewRead More »

A Few Words from Martin Luther King, Jr.

September 22, 2011

I was on an airplane with my five-year-old daughter last year when we got to talking about clouds. “We don’t look like clouds,” I said, “but we are all made mostly from clouds.” She turned to see if I wasRead More »