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AN AUGUST 2010 MISSION TRIP TO HAITI to clean, paint and prepare the first TeacHaiti School of Hope building for its first group of students in the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake included (left to right) Tom Klyve, Gretchen Norby, Miquette Denie (TeacHaiti founder), Annie Norby, Melissa Bergman and Lynn Hummel. Missing from photo: Jeff Norby.

A brighter future for Haiti's children

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It was about six years ago that Miquette Denie, a nurse at St. Mary's Regional Health Center (and former Rotary exchange student) first approached Detroit Lakes resident Tom Klyve about helping her set up a non-profit organization in her native Haiti, to help give its children more opportunities for a better education.

That organization, TeacHaiti, is now thriving.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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