An Unlikely Reunion Made Possible by Active Rain

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You might have seen my blog, Focus on the island nation of HAITI that was posted on January 16, 2010.  I felt like that was the least I could do, besides making a donation. There was one response to my post, or so I thought.

Lesson learned, never underestimate the the reach of Active Rain.  

On Saturday afternoon at 1:02 pm MST I received a call from the 301 area code.  As far as I know, I didn't know anyone with that area code, at least, that's what I thought.  When I answered the phone, a very familiar voice was on the other end.  It was my old college pal, Mario Camilien, whose name I had mentioned in the blog.  During his search online for information about Haiti, my blog popped up.   

What a great surprise that was.  We are planning to meet in the near future, possibly at my son's college graduation.  To put this into perspective, we graduated from Fairfield in 1984.  We met briefly in 1992, but lost touch with each other, here we are in 2010, reuniting.

Thank you Active Rain.     

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Elite Home Sales Team
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See sometimes we do not realize that what we are doing does count.  Even if we do not understand how.

Jan 25, 2010 12:20 AM #1
Lori Mode
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Isn't it amazing how the internet and especially ActiveRain can bring people's wonderful!

Jan 25, 2010 12:21 AM #2
Karen Poss
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What an awesome story!  How excited you must have been that he found you from a post on ActiveRain. 

Jan 25, 2010 12:32 AM #3
Bob Edwards
Coldwell Banker- The Real Estate Group, Inc. - Appleton, WI
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It's the Power of the Rain, by the way, did join the new group Power of ActiveRain ?

Jan 25, 2010 11:49 AM #4
C. Lloyd McKenzie
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Thanks everyone for your kind comments.

Lori & Bruce It sure is wonderful

Karen: I appreciate that.  It's amazing.  We have never met each other's families, it will definitely be a great reunion

Bob, I agree with you.  I will definitely checkout the Power of Active Rain

Jan 25, 2010 11:29 PM #5
Georgie Hunter
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
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Well isn't that interesting - it's funny how things work out.  Good luck with your future reunion.

Feb 03, 2010 10:12 PM #6
C. Lloyd McKenzie
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Thanks for your comment Georgina, Hope you are doing well

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