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Photo Album: My Volunteer Vacation

  1. Tom Westwood, a London architect and All Hands volunteer who helped design the memorial enclosure, chats with local volunteer Leopold Junior Andre about the project.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  2. A group of local All Hands volunteers from Leogane sift gravel at the mass grave memorial enclosure.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  3. Local volunteer Emmanuel Jean mans the bobcat to clear a walkway at the cemetery memorial enclosure for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  4. All Hands volunteer Martin Lett from Indianapolis paints pickets on the roof of the organization's base in Leogane, Haiti.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  5. Site leader Chris Mewes from New Orleans and local volunteer Leopold Junior Andre remove the old sign at the site of the mass grave and prepare to install a new one.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  6. All Hands volunteer Katie Taibi from Bel Air, MD. and local volunteers Ramone Thermidor and Jacquerson Paul plant greenery around the posts of the memorial enclosure.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  7. Site leader Chris Mewes greets Leogane's adjunct mayor during a visit to the site the day before the quake's one year anniversary.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  8. The front of the memorial enclosure was designed as a window of sorts, to offer views onto an existing cross that was placed on the mass grave site after the earthquake.

    (Courtesy Alistair Bremnath)
  9. Throughout the project, Leogane residents stopped by to express interest and pass along "felicitations" for the memorial project. Several mentioned that they had family members buried at the mass grave, and offered to pitch in and help.

    (Courtesy Terry Ward)
  10. The All Hands base in Leogane has bunk beds and rooftop space for tents to house roughly 100 volunteers.

    (The All Hands base in Leogane has bunk beds and rooftop space for tents to house roughly 100 volunteers. )
  11. Local All Hands volunteer Robinson Michelot from Gonaives and Spencer Thorp from Boston enjoy a daytrip to Paradis beach on Sunday, the organization's day off.

    (Courtesy Terry Ward)
  12. The need for international aid and assistance remains immense in Leogane, where rubble is still piled in the city streets and families continue to live in tent camps.

    (Courtesy Terry Ward)

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