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Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Mar 1, 2010

“I imagine that not since the Crimean War have surgeons seen and amputated so many limbs… perhaps the Civil War in the United States,” declared anesthesiologist Deanne Marchbein of the Medecin Sans Frontieres organization, after witnessing the vast number of Haitian amputees in make-shift tents. On January 12th, 2010, Haiti was crippled in the...