When the late Dr. Paul Blough retired from his private OB-Gyn practice in Peoria in the mid-80’s, he moved to Haiti. And over the next couple of decades “Dr. Paul” delivered over 10,000 babies in Cite Soleil. I remember his eyes moistening in the delivery room of St. Catherine Laboure Hospital when he told me that the day he delivered a baby would be the healthiest day of the baby’s life. He knew the health risks the babies faced in Cite Soleil when they were discharged from the hospital the following day.

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