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Haitian kids photographed by Diane Levin of Lake Park. Her church congregation sponsors a dozen or so children in the Port au Prince area, and church members don't know how they fared in the earthquake that took an estimated 150,000 lives.

Lake Park woman in Haiti when earthquake struck

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The earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital city of Port-au-Prince on Jan. 9 has left many of us wondering what we can do to help.


According to Diane Levin, a Lake Park resident who was in Haiti on a mission trip when the earthquake occurred, the answer to that question is simple: "Pray for the people (of Haiti), and send funds to a credible organization."

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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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