TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Last Tuesday, Jamalyn Peigh Williamson was visiting an orphanagejust outside Port-au-Prince, when devastation hit.
"They saw us coming and they start yelling our names and theywere running out to see us when the earthquake hit," PeighWilliamson said. "And there's a wall that goes around theorphanage, and that fell over almost like dominoes. The childrenwere shot away from the house."
The home where she was staying and the orphanage she wasvisiting were both demolished. Two Haitians in her group werekilled.
"The first thing I thought of was the children," PeighWilliamson said. "I was so scared that the roof was going tocollapse, and I knew that would be catastrophic."
Her family waited for days to hear from her, unsure if she wasalive or dead.
But Jamalyn made it home Sunday, though her thoughts remain withthose in Haiti.
Jamalyn said the country desperately needs humanitarian aid. Andonce they're able, she said they will need volunteers helprebuild.
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