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Appreciation finds no language barriers during Continuing Promise

by Pat Coate | April 23, 2009
"It's that smile that does it all for you. It says it all, and makes you so grateful to be here."
- Staff Sgt. Shelly Winings, X-ray tech

Eighty-five-year-old Simone Alexis arrived at a medical clinic set up by the crew of USNS Comfort wearing her Sunday best, in anticipation of getting new eyeglasses.

After Haiti, the Comfort and its crew expect to visit Antigua, Barbuda, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama, before returning to the United States.

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