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1976: Finding Love through Service

1976: Finding Love through Service

 Bob and Rose Love return to Haiti where they first met while serving with MCC in the 1970s. 

Bob and Rose Love return to Haiti where they first met while serving with MCC in the 1970s. 

Since MCC’s beginnings in 1920, thousands of people have traveled around the world, following the call to serve. New MCC workers leave their homes and families and immerse themselves in a new culture, new work and a new language. Many alumni look back on their time with MCC as a life-changing experience. Just ask Bob and Rose Love, who fell in love while serving with MCC in Haiti in the early 1970s.

In 1976, Bob Love and Rose Lehman were seconded by MCC to Hospital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) in the town of Deschappelles in Haiti’s Artibonite valley. MCC supported HAS from 1958 until 1989 by sending North American trained medical staff to work at the hospital as doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians and community development workers. Bob worked in the pharmacy, while Rose was a nurse.

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  • For more information and pictures about MCC's work in Haiti over the 60 years, check-out this interactive timeline.
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Interactive Timeline: MCC in Haiti: A History

Interactive Timeline: MCC in Haiti: A History

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