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Haiti Earthquake

(credit: CBS)

Orphaned Siblings Join A New Big Family

Given an opportunity for adoption, a pair of brothers wanted their younger sibling to have a home first. Touched by their selflessness, a St. Paul family is now on a journey that will change those boys’ lives and their own.

09/10/2012

Two orphaned children arrived at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and were promptly welcomed into the family of Bill and Mary Kratz, of Stillwater, Minn. They have been working on this adoption for the last 10 months. (credit: CBS)

2 Orphans From Haiti Start Anew In Minn.

One year after an earthquake devastated Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates, some are getting a fresh start in Minnesota.

01/12/2011

Haiti Damage, Hurricane Tomas

Haiti Commemoration Poignant For Duluth Church

Churches, schools and city halls around Minnesota will join with many more nationwide in tolling their bells to commemorate the anniversary of Haiti’s devastating 2010 earthquake and the 300,000 people killed, but it will be particularly poignant for one Duluth church.

01/12/2011

Christella Monteau, who lost her arm in the Haiti earthquake, received a high-tech prosthetic arm from Plymouth-based Otto Bock HealthCare.

Haiti Earthquake Survivor Gets Minnesota Arm

January 12, 2010 is a day Christella Monteau will never forget. On her 18th birthday, a time that would normally have been filled with much celebration, the late afternoon turned tragic. Devastation brought on by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake had swallowed Port au Prince in panic, disbelief and death.

01/04/2011