Lewiston doctor, volunteer group postpone trip to Haiti

By Mark LaFlamme

Lewiston Sun Journal

January 15, 2010 12:01 am

Dr. Cynthia DeSoi’s first impulse told her she should go to Haiti as planned. Many people there are in desperate need of help. Several are children. Helping children in Haiti is what DeSoi has been doing for many years.

But common sense prevailed. DeSoi and her group, scheduled to fly to the quake-battered country Sunday, have decided to wait.

“The impulse is to go there. We all want to go,” DeSoi said. “But right now, it’s too chaotic. There are no roads. There’s no way for our volunteers to get in and out. There’s no way to feed them or get them a place to stay.”

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