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Homeland’s crisis strains Haitian families in region

Some dig into savings to aid kin hurt in quake

Juliette Andre (left), pictured with Aide Pierre and daughter Erlande Andre, has wired $450 to help her brother in Haiti whose 9-year-old son needs surgery. Juliette Andre (left), pictured with Aide Pierre and daughter Erlande Andre, has wired $450 to help her brother in Haiti whose 9-year-old son needs surgery. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / February 8, 2010

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The ringing telephone jarred the early evening in the Cambridge apartment. It was Patrick St. Fleur, calling from the ravaged Haitian capital, urging relatives in Massachusetts to send money - and fast. (Full article: 950 words)

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