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Adopted by An Orphan

in Stories & Long Reads Volunteering 414 views

I reach down; a small black hand places a pair of nails in mine. We are building temporary houses in the summer of 2010, after the Haiti earthquake — wooden frames covered with plastic, held taut by flat-head nails with concave washers. Our crew, American volunteers and local Haitians, erects a tin-roofed house in two hours. Continue Reading

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