Max Laforet’s Autobiography

Max and Lina

This was written by Max Laforet in 2006 while he still was living in Haiti. The purpose of this was to try to get support to further his education in the US.  We thought you might enjoy learning a little more about him from his own words.

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A Thank You FOR Us and FROM Us

Shannon Cox and Elder Steven E. Snow

On Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Haitian Roots was honored at a Salt Lake Community Service Leaders Luncheon hosted by  Elder Steven E. Snow of the Presidency of the Seventy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 

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Update from Isson

Mar 3, 2010 Dear Friends of Haitian Roots, Isson has just returned from Haiti and is in Miami Beach.  He is getting information to us as quickly as possible.  The best news is that we did not lose a single child in the quake.  Some of the first information we received indicated that we had, so we are thrilled to know that info was incorrect.  We have information on each child.  Several are now orphaned, most are in need of shelter and basic needs.  No child has been untouched by the tragedy of the earthquake.  But they are alive and we will continue to do all that we can to help them. We thought you’d like to hear a little bit of Isson’s experience and feelings about the trip in his own words:

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