Claire, an intensive care unit nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, has been spending a week or two in Haiti with the Rush team since the catastrophic earthquake in 2010. The country is still far from recovered.
This year Miguel, an advertising production coordinator, is joining the Rush team.
I sometimes joke that I don't know if Miguel is so good at getting things done because of his job or if he has this job because he's so good at getting things done, but one thing I do know is that if you want something, anything, done and done exactly as you ask it to be done, then Miguel's your man.
Or in the pharmacy:
For the trip Claire and Miguel each packed a suitcase full of supplies for the clinic:
I last heard from Claire and Miguel yesterday afternoon; they were in the Miami airport about to board their flight for Haiti, full of excitement and anticipation. And right now they should be there, deep in the labor of love they set out to take on.
I knew he'd be a big hit!