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The hospital they served at ­in Barahana, Dominican Republic, was a converted clinic. They children they cared for during the week there were specially picked to stay at the hospital because of their severe injuries. A few were transported to Santo Domingo for even more complicated care. Larson said teams of hospital personnel from around the United States took turns volunteering at the Barahana hospital.

Doctors helping Haiti kids

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Returning from the Dominican Republic a week ago, MeritCare doctor Jon Larson said the week he helped Haiti victims was not enough.

He said he "absolutely" wished he could have stayed on a week longer, but, there is a possibility he could return next month.


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