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YOU CAN'T STOP A WOMAN ON FIRE | By Debbie Phillips | Women on Fire | 2011
"... Pier Boutin, of Housatonic, Massachusetts, was hiking in a mountainous village in Morocco last year when her eye caught the tiny figures of a little boy stumbling and his five-year-old sister helping him up as he fell down with each step... The little boy had a serious and debilitating case of “club feet” and Pier, a mother and an orthopedic surgeon, was drawn to this little boy and knew she had to do something."
SAVING LIVES WITH JUST THE TOOLS AT HAND | By Maria Sacchetti | The Boston Globe | 2010
"...Haiti’s General Hospital, crippled by Tuesday’s earthquake, had only a skeleton staff of volunteers, dwindling supplies, and a makeshift operating room that sprang into action yesterday for the first time since the devastating 7.0-magnitude quake.
LOCAL NURSE ASSISTS IN HAITI LIFESAVING AMPUTATIONS | Easy Reader News | 2010
"...(Debra) Hawk has been an anesthetist for the past 18 years. She had just ended her work day when the call came the night after the Jan. 12 quake... Massachusetts-based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Pier Boutin, with whom Hawk had formerly worked at a hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, was putting together a medical team that included a handful of orthopedic surgeons and critical care doctors to go to Port au Prince.
LOCAL COUPLE PROVIDES MEDICAL RELIEF FOR GRIEVING HAITIANS | By Derek Gentile | The Berkshire Eagle | 2010
"Imagine arriving in a country devoid of food, water, electricity or basic sanitation. Imagine that the country has, essentially, no hospitals, no roads -- in fact, no real infrastructure at all. Then imagine that you and your small team of medical professionals have to somehow try to help the people of that country... It is almost unimaginable."