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Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko sees her first patients of the day at her assignment at a refugee camp setup outside the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff

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Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko sees her first patients of the day at her assignment at a refugee camp setup outside the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors. David Albers/Staff

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  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance takes a moment to visit with Bereka Valcin, a premature baby suffering from major malnutrition and dehydration, at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Born six months ago, three months premature, Bereka Valcin awaits treatment from Hope for Haiti nurses at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Born six months ago and three months premature, Bereka Valcin is fed drops of baby formula as an initial treatment for her dehydration and malnutrition at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance works through an interpreter to diagnose and treat a patient at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko sees her first patients of the day at her assignment at a refugee camp setup outside the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • A medical supply depot setup for the Hope for Haiti and International Medical Corps doctors and nurses distributes supplies at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko checks on the condition of Joseph Tisa within the tent triages of L'Hoptial General in downtown Port-au-Prince on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Tisa, who was suffering from multiple fractures on his left leg, was one of several patients that Bortko followed up on and helped push through the system setup on the hospital. David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko holds the hand of patient Joseph Tisa within the tent triages of L'Hoptial General in downtown Port-au-Prince on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Tisa, who was suffering from multiple fractures on his left leg, was one of several patients that Bortko followed up on and helped push through the system setup on the hospital. David Albers/Staff
  • A woman screams in pain as her wounds are cleaned at an outdoor triage at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Jean Viana, 51, endures the cleaning of her wounds are cleaned at an outdoor triage at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Family members wait outside a triage setup to treat refugee patients at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Patients and families await treatment at a triage setup at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance works through an interpreter to diagnose and treat a patient at at triage setup at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Born six months ago and three months premature, Bereka Valcin is fed drops of baby formula as an initial treatment for her dehydration and malnutrition at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • New patients are brought to a queue for treatment at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Patients and families await treatment at a triage setup at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Margaret Bortko feeds tiny amounts of baby formula to Bereka Valcin, a premature baby suffering from major malnutrition and dehydration, at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • A young child is diagnosed with a viral infection that has limited her brain function at a triage setup at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance takes a moment to visit with Bereka Valcin, a premature baby suffering from major malnutrition and dehydration, at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance works through an interpreter to diagnose and treat a patient at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff
  • Hope for Haiti volunteer nurse Mary Lesperance takes a moment to visit with Bereka Valcin, a premature baby suffering from major malnutrition and dehydration, at a triage setup near a refugee camp at the Don Bosco Center for Learning in the suburb of Carrefour on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Hope for Haiti nurses and doctors continue their work at various assignments throughout the earthquake-ravages country of Haiti alongside other missionary doctors.  David Albers/Staff

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