Haiti

KCUR News
4:23 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

Memorial For Local Doctor To Be Held This Weekend

Photos courtesy of Lucy Vaughters

Kansas City, Mo. – Local pediatrician Frank Vaughters was on a medical mission in Haiti when the massive earthquake struck the country in January. After weeks of uncertainty, friends and family received word that his remains have been found. His sister, Lucy Vaughters, says the news has brought some welcomed relief.

"There's some kind of feeling of finality," Vaughters says. "And the truth is a good thing, even though the truth is awful in this case."

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KC Currents
2:22 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

Earthquake Transforms Lives Of Stilwell Sisters

Amanda and Natasha Rae Taylor, with their friend Jean Junior Javin. In Amanda's arms is her newly adopted son, Isaac. Photo by Sylvia Maria Gross / KCUR.

Kansas City, Mo. – Two and a half months after an earthquake devastated Haiti, many people around that country, and the US, found their lives were changed by the disaster.

Sisters Natasha Rae and Amanda Taylor are originally from Stilwell, Kansas. They've made regular mission trips to Haiti over the past 8 years, and were both there, together, when the earthquake hit.

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