Friday, January 15, 2010

Another Firsthand Report from Haiti

Another of our network of correspondents provides this dispatch, relayed by an American mother concerning her son, a volunteer in Haiti providing assistance prior to the earthquake (we've omitted the name for privacy's sake):

[The young man] is in FL en route to Ryder Trauma Center. He has multiple injuries to arm, elbow, hand and ribs from digging himself out of the collapsed Montana Hotel. He is in good spirits. Thank you God for keeping this info from me until now. I would have totally freaked out. The news said that only 100 out of 300 survived the hotel collapse.

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