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St. Mary's Innovis Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. Francis Cormier (at left, with patient) was in Haiti Feb. 21 through March 3 to help earthquake victims.

Helping Hands for Haiti

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A little over three weeks ago, a surgical team from St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes embarked on a 10-day medical mission to Haiti.


The tiny island nation is still feeling the effects of a devastating earthquake that left its capital, Port-au-Prince, in ruins.

So when former St. Mary's nurse Miquette Denie, Port au Prince native and founder of TeacHaiti, made a plea for help, they answered.

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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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