A Lesson from Haiti - Volunteering (And it Can Lead to a Job!)


As I watch the coverage of the rescue and rebuilding efforts in Haiti, it brings a lot of thoughts and emotions.

Several years ago, when I was working in Miami and the military junta in Haiti was about to hand the government back to the elected president, I got sent there for a couple of weeks to help in our coverage of the story.

Even without a devastating earthquake, the scenes of poverty and struggle where overwhelming. Every time I start complaining about something in my life, I think back to what I saw there and I stop complaining. My life is just fine.