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“Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti” at DocMiami International Festival

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Haitian Amputees’ Story of Triumph and Survival Featured at DocMiami International Film Festival  “Unbreakable” reveals how Miami-based Project Medishare and the Knights of Columbus helped earthquake amputees overcome disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific...

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Make an Impact

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A member of our staff recently entered Project Medishare for Haiti’s Amputee Rehabilitation Program into the 2012 SlideRocket “Make an Impact” Non-profit Presentation Contest. This is a great opportunity for the Amputee Rehabilitation Program to potentially win some funding as $30,000 in donations will be...

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An Unrivaled Spirit

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Wilfred Macena Twenty-six year old Wilfred Macena was at work welding in a shop when the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010. Like so many others, Wilfred was trapped under the rubble. He was able to free himself but not without escaping injury. Wilfred damaged...

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Young girl gets a new lease on life at Project Medishare’s field hospital

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Huyt-hZ27CA&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&border=1] In the video above, pediatrician Dr. Tanya Lam discusses how a prosthetic limb will help Michaelle live a normal life living in Port-au-Prince.By Jennifer Browning As she hops along the isle of the pediatric ward with her walker, fourteen-year-old Michaelle greets everyone with an ear-to-ear...

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