These and other LDS-themed stories are available in a Special Haiti Edition of Meridian Magazine.

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Protecting the Throw-Away Children
A Text by Maurine Proctor
Photography by Scot Facer Proctor

Their three-year-old son has been kidnapped and they lost a parent and siblings in the earthquake, yet Guesno and Majorie Mardy still carry on feeding 70 forgotten children at their Haitian orphanage…
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Haiti: A Welfare Challenge to the Priesthood Leaders
A Text by Maurine Proctor
Photography by Scot Facer Proctor

Imagine you are a bishop in a ward in Haiti following the recent earthquake that has shaken your congregation to the core. You are probably young, certainly a first-generation member. You look out at a congregation where 80% are probably unemployed and approximately 70% have just lost their homes. This displacement has made it difficult to get food and stay well. You know your members are grieving and the little children among them are suddenly idle, since all of their schools have been destroyed. But the list of challenges does not stop there…
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The Destruction of Haiti
A Photographic Essay by Scot Facer Proctor
When I first saw the destruction of Port-au-Prince it was nightfall and we were coming back from a very long day of traveling to remote areas on the Island of Haiti. If someone had told me at that moment that a nuclear bomb had been dropped on Haiti, I would have believed them. I’ve never seen anything like this…
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