New year, new kid

    It’s been a year since an earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti, leaving homelessness, hunger and disease in its wake. But in Hatboro, a boy who flew to America shortly after the quake is adjusting to his new life just fine.
    Lizz Fiedler and Kim Paynter revisited Wadner Simon and his mom Carolyn, who began the adoption process of the 8-year-old Haitian boy last year. Wadner’s come a long way.

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