Category Archives: Carolyn Bishop

HAITI: KEVINSON’S STORY (PART 5)

A curved driveway leads up to the main buildings of St. Damien’s Pediatric Hospital on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince. The grounds are well kept and a variety of palm trees and ornamental bushes line the gravel drive. I’ve been holding Kevinson in my lap the entire trip from General Hospital, his mother Enick in the...

HAITI: KEVINSON’S STORY (PART 4)

April 13th. All the way from my home in Washington, I’ve been worried about what I might find. The short flight from Miami is uneventful, and from the air I’m reminded of the dual nature of this tiny island nation, one the French call, La Perle des Antilles (The Pearl of the Antilles). From a...

HAITI: KEVINSON’S STORY (PART 3)

It was my last day in Haiti and that morning my mind was flooded with the problems of the village: the diseases, infections, cancers, malnourishment and the sounds of their pain even worse than the images. In just a few hours I would be back in the US enjoying my Starbucks each morning and retreat to...