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Haitian Earthquake

Lynn University in Boca Raton is the location for the final Presidential debate on Oct. 22, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Haitian Quake Victims Honored At Lynn U., Site Of Final Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate to be held Monday night at Lynn University in Boca Raton is a major coup for the little school. Lynn’s last and first moment in the national spotlight came sadly, when 6 students and faculty members perished in the devastating earthquake in Haiti nearly three years ago.

CBS4–10/16/2012

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Helping In Haiti: Quake Amputees Provide Inspiration

When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti two and a half years ago, it changed the lives of millions of people, not only those affected by the quake but those who are now working to rebuild the country.

CBS4–05/25/2012

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Helping In Haiti: Maternal Ward Saves Moms & Babies

Most of the news out of Haiti recently has been about how the country is recovering from the devastating earthquake two and a half years ago.

CBS4–05/24/2012

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Helping In Haiti: Project Medishare Working To Make Haiti Healthy

Shortly after the devastating earthquake in Haiti two and a half years ago, a non-profit started by two University of Miami doctors opened one of the only critical care hospitals in the country.

CBS4–05/23/2012

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Helping In Haiti: South Floridians Deliver Much Needed Help

It’s been nearly two and a half years since a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti. The island nation is still recovering as witnessed first-hand by CBS4 News Anchor Shannon Hori.

CBS4–05/22/2012

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and honoree Sean Penn attend the Cinema For Peace event benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Los Angeles held at Montage Hotel on January 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Cinema For Peace)

Sean Penn Takes On New Role For Haiti

Actor and activist Sean Penn is taking on a new role — ambassador at large for Haiti.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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After Quake, Haitian Health Care Slowly Improves

Nearly two years after a devastating earthquake ravaged the island nation of Haiti, there is still frustration over the slow movement in improving the impoverished nation.

CBS4–01/09/2012

(Source: Happy  Hearts Fund) Super model Petra Nemacova laughs with a child in Haiti at a new school opened with help from her Happy Hearts Fund charity.

Celebrities Helping Haiti Make Big Impact

It’s been almost two years since a massive earthquake devastated parts of Haiti. While it seems reconstruction efforts have been slow-going, some of those doing what they can to ensure Haiti’s future are celebrities who are making quite an impact.

CBS4–12/08/2011

Singer Wyclef Jean in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wyclef Jean Defends Former Charity’s Spending

Haiti-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean is defending his former charity once again over the way money raised for earthquake relief in Haiti was spent.

CBS4–11/28/2011

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Haiti: How The Relief Money Is Being Spent

One year after the earthquake ravaged Haiti, progress is still slow to see.

CBS4–01/12/2011

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