In recognition of Haitian Hero’s Day and as part of Black History Month, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus recently honored Dr. Barth A. Green, co-founder of Project Medishare for Haiti, for his heroic efforts in response to the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti last year.
Twenty-year-old Jorge Valdes’ close call to paralysis came last Thursday during a routine practice for tryouts for a Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas. A week after the incident, Jorge is walking out of the hospital. Dr. Steven Vanni, a UM/Jackson neurosurgeon, operated on Jorge and is stunned by the outcome.