NIGHTLINE: Lifelines: A Haitian Diary Act 2

The town of Jeremie is on the western most tip of Haiti. To get there from Port au Prince by road is dicey at best. The only way to get the tons of supplies needed was by ship – a ramshackle freighter called “the Frieda.'” It;s captain was a man named Ray Hogan who I think ranks as one of the most heroic people I’ve ever known. It wasn’t just the danger of operating in that lane but his sense of duty and compassion for the Haitian people.

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