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Dawson Vision to host returning Haitian choir
Eye group providing free vision exams to orphan children
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While waiting to get a flight out after Hurricane Matthew hit their native Haiti, the Love Him Love Them orphan children’s choir performed the national anthem at the Dawson County High School football game in October 2016. - photo by Amy French
Dawson Vision will be providing free eye exams to an orphan children’s choir from Haiti next week as the group visits Dawsonville for the second time. The children from LifeSaver Orphanage were stranded in the area in the fall of 2016 after concluding a months-long singing tour in the southeastern United States. They were set to fly home in early October when their native island was struck by Hurricane Matthew. The choir, sponsored by the Love Him Love Them ministry based out of northeast Georgia, was hosted at Harmony Baptist Church while they waited to safely return home. They performed concerts at the church and were embraced by the community, who provided food, clothes and entertainment to the displaced group. The choir came to the United States to share Jesus, according to one of the founders of Love Him Love Them Ministries, Linda Gunter.