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Local Organization Taking In Central American Refugees

You’ve seen them on the national news and heard of their perilous journeys across the dessert, fleeing drug-invested and poverty-stricken Central America.

07/16/2014

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August Wilson Hopes To Draw Visitors With New Haiti Exhibit

This is not the Haiti that we see in network images of poverty and disaster.

01/20/2014

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KDKA-AM Exclusive: Haiti’s Milk Problem

Ever since the horrible earthquake several years ago in Haiti local ladies Jamie & Allie McMutrie who are the founders of HaitianFamiliesFirst.org.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/15/2013

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Friday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Feb. 15, 2013

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf made his triumphant return from illness to the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/15/2013

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Brain Tumor Survivor A True Inspiration As She Works To Help Haitian Orphans

During her senior year at North Allegheny High School, her life was inalterably changed by a brain tumor. It set Christina Schuliger on an arduous two-year path of rehabilitation and struggle in which she’s had to relearn even the simplest tasks. But she defied her doctor’s expectations.

01/03/2013

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ian Rosenberger From Survivor Palau At Highland Park

“My car may look small, but it fits my 6-foot-7 frame just fine.” – Ian Rosenberger from Survivor Palau and his Toyota Prius

05/14/2012

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Final 3 Haitian Orphans Brought To Pittsburgh After Earthquake Adopted

It’s been two years since the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti. Hundreds of orphans there were left with nothing. Dozens of those children were brought here to Pittsburgh for a new life, and today, the last three adoptions were finalized.

03/22/2012

Team Tassy Raising Money For Haitians Needing Medical Care

Tassy Filsaime survived the earthquake of Haiti, but his life was threatened by a tumor in his cheek. That’s where Ian Rosenberger came in and he founded Team Tassy. The organization helped raise money to […]

08/04/2011

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Steelers 7th Round Pick Talks Incredible Life Journey

New Steelers Running Back Baron Batch joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to share his stunning life story which has ended up with him being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

05/02/2011

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Haitian Teenager Returns Home After Life-Saving Surgery

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A teenager from Haiti came to Pittsburgh last year to have life-saving surgery to remove a fast-growing tumor on his face. Tassy Filsaime, 19, is going back to Haiti this week with […]

02/14/2011

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Work Continues For Haitian Hospital With Pittsburgh Ties

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburghers opened their hearts and their wallets to Haiti after the earthquake one year ago. But our region has long had a special relationship with the people there. The Hospital Albert Schweitzer […]

01/12/2011

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Haitian Orphan In Pittsburgh Completes Adoption Process

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was one year ago. Their names were Stanley and Laura, Kerwin and Kesley – beautiful babies and young children shivering in insulated blankets on a freezing January day dressed in shorts […]

01/12/2011

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Penguins Star Gives Hope To Haiti

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Moved by scenes of devastation and despair in Haiti, the Pittsburgh community dug deep. Last year, local philanthropists and hospitals sent planeloads of help and supplies. Uptown on the ice, Penguin forward […]

KDKA-TV–01/11/2011

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Max Talbot Discusses Trip To Orphanage In Haiti

Max Talbot talks about his trip to Haiti with teammate Mike Rupp and former Pittsburgh Pirate Sean Casey. The whole experience to Max was a life changing event that he looks back upon fondly, and uses as inspiration to try and help the children of Haiti through his foundation.

93-7 The Fan–11/19/2010

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Local Doctor Treats Cholera Patients In Haiti

Months after a devastating earthquake, Haiti is now dealing with a quickly-spreading disease that’s already killed hundreds of people and sickened thousands more. Cholera is the most agonizing type of diarrhea, and if not treated […]

KDKA-TV–10/24/2010

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