1/21/10 Port au Prince, Haiti - Estime Sherfurd, a translator at the DMAT/IMSuRT hospital, said a brief prayer while he assisted a patient. "I was praying a lot and I saw there is many people from other nations. I don't know exactly what word to use to express my feeling, how I feel good that persons from other nations, they come for Haiti," (sic ) he said. Sherfurd, a Jehovah Witness, was a linguistics student at Haiti Sate University, and interrupted his studies to lend his skills after the earthquake. "I said, 'wow, I can offer myself to be an interpreter to help the victims express show they feel," he said. "I have these qualifications and this is how I can help the people."
was a student at Thursday turned out to be a busy day at the DMAT/IMSuRT hospital near Tent City in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Another 4.7 earthquake, a medical emergency within the DMAT team and a steady stream of patients kept the medical staff and journalists busy. Story by Stephen Smith/Globe Staff. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.