Don’t forget Haiti

I was scouring the news last night to find out if the tsunami was going to wreak havoc in Sydney, my home town. I was worried about friends in New Zealand and was relieved to hear that friends of my loved ones escaped the earthquake in Chile. It brought things a bit closer, how we are all vulnerable, how some of us are also very lucky. But what about people we don’t know? What about those who lost their lives and belongings in Chile, and what about Haiti? I sometimes have a feeling of complete uselessness as one headline overtakes the last. I’m all right, mate. Yes, but lest we forget …

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