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They call Miquette Denie "GI Jane" in Haiti for her tireless work with earthquake victims.

Denie's medical training being put to use in Haiti

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It's been a long week for Detroit Lakes residents John and Mary Lee.

When news of the devastating earthquake in Port au Prince, Haiti, hit the worldwide airwaves Tuesday, they were understandably anxious.


Miquette Denie, a young Haitian who lived with them while attending DL High School on a Rotary Exchange scholarship in 2000-01, and returned to live with the Lees while obtaining a nursing degree at Concordia College, is a Port au Prince resident.

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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.
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