Heroic Efforts in Haiti

The people of Haiti are reminiscent of Sisyphus, who continually rolled a large rock to the top of a mountain only to helplessly watch it roll back down [Jan. 25]. How much futility can be absorbed before hope ends? We can at least be grateful for the immense generosity of the world in the face of this tragedy and the profound resilience of the Haitians' human spirit.
Carol Faubert, WOODSTOCK, GA., U.S.

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