Tragedy—Franklin—Looking for a New Principal—Open Windows

By Matthew D. Ruhl, SJ
Wednesday/August 9, 2017/Belize City

On Sunday night I went to bed thinking about the imminent threat posed by Tropical Storm Franklin. Out of a deep sleep I was by roused by a voice calling up to my window. A representative from NEMO (National Emergency Management Organization) needed to see me urgently. I thought it must be about opening up the school as a hurricane shelter due to Franklin, but no; rather, some neighbors of ours were victimized by a house fire and they needed the shelter of our classrooms, which we gave them along with some clothing. . . Read more.

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