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Haitian Orphans Join MN Family After Almost 2-Year Delay

This Fourth of July will be a holiday of firsts for one Twin Cities family. Barry and Megan Quiggle of St. Paul will celebrate the holiday with their three new sons from Haiti.

07/03/2014

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Northdale Middle-Schoolers Helping Kids At Home, Abroad

On Monday, the Road to We Day Minnesota took WCCO-TV to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.

08/21/2013

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Haitian Team, Brought To Minn. By Hometown Pro, Take 2nd At Schwann’s USA Cup

An international soccer team that’s overcome incredible odds gets to bring home some hardware for a job well done. A team called “Haitian Initiative”, composed of young athletes from Haiti, played their way into the Championship game at Saturday night’s Schwann’s USA Cup. They were the runner’s up. The team was able to travel from the Caribbean with the help of retired soccer pro Tony Sanneh, who’s originally from Minnesota. Fifteen-thousand players from around the world came to the week-long soccer tournament in Blaine.

07/20/2013

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Fmr. Soccer Pro Helps Bring Haiti Youth To Schwan’s USA Cup

Hundreds of soccer teams are in Blaine this weekend for what’s called the “largest youth sports event in the Western Hemisphere.” One team, however, has overcome more than most of us could imagine to get a shot to compete.

07/14/2013

We Day

Anoka-Hennepin Students Go Shopping For Kids In Haiti

The road to We Day Minnesota takes us to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. A student run group there is earning their way to We Day by serving people in Haiti, and in their own school. We Day is a star-studded one day event coming to Minnesota Oct. 8. About 18,000 Minnesota students will pack the Xcel Center in St. Paul to celebrate service to others.

06/17/2013

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Season Of Hope: Bringing The Quiggles Closer To Haiti

About a year ago, a pair of brothers in Haiti told a St. Paul couple that gave them an opportunity for adoption that they wanted their younger sibling to have a home first.

12/17/2012

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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

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Intense Story

A Journalist covering the destruction in Haiti begins to suffer from PTSD. She takes some intense, even frightening measures to cure herself. Read the story.

07/05/2011

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Mayo Clinic Doctors Finish Work In Haiti

About 100 doctors, nurses and pharmacists have volunteered in Haiti since the January 2010 quake.

06/05/2011

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More Than 2 Dozen Minn. Families Adopt Kids From Haiti

In the wake of Haiti’s quake, more than two dozen Minnesota families have welcomed new children into their homes. The adoptions of 39 kids headed here were among hundreds put on the fast track. Two of them belong to Dawn and Lee Shelton.

01/12/2011

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)

Stillwater Family Adopts 2 Orphans From Haiti

With six kids, Mary and Bill Kratz had a big family. It got even bigger early Wednesday when two new members of the family arrived from Haiti.

01/12/2011

Deb Ingersoll (left), and her husband Al, gave up their jobs in the private sector in Minnesota, sold their belongings, put the rest in storage and took off for Haiti. (credit: American Refugee Committee)

Giving Up Life In Minnesota To Help Haiti

When the earthquake struck Haiti one year ago, many people wanted to help. A lot of people donated money, while others were compelled to volunteer.

01/12/2011

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

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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

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Minn. Man Recalls Haiti Quake That Killed Cousin

Wednesday will mark one year since the earth shook in Haiti. More than a quarter of a million people lost their lives that day. One of the victims was a young Minnesota man studying to be a pastor.

01/11/2011

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