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Northwestern Student has Ties to Haiti Hospital

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Some Chicagoans are getting updates on the devastation in Haiti from friends and family there.

Daphne Sajous Brady is a doctoral student at Northwestern. She says her grandmother helps run a hospital outside of Port-au-Prince that has 50 beds and was the first hospital in Haiti to have an intensive care unit. But the hospital is quickly running out of supplies as it handles an influx of patients.

SAJOUS-BRADY: The last I heard, they were using sheets from their own homes and blankets for either bandages and makeshift beds.

Sajous-Brady says it’s heartbreaking to see the images coming from Haiti, especially when she recognizes the places from the few years of childhood she spent there.

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