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Hinche Scholars Project Showcased in Conjunction With Anderson Cooper

February 20, 2011

On Saturday evening, February 19, Hinche Scholars project coordinator Danny Yates and fellow William and Mary student Lisa Sthreshley had the honor of meeting award-winning CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Anderson Cooper with Hinche Scholars project coordinator Danny Yates and friend Lisa

Mr. Cooper, whose news coverage of the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake  capitivated the world and illustrated the catastrophic situation in post-quake Port-au-Prince, was in Richmond, VA to address a sold-out audienceof 3,600 at the Landmark Theather. Thanks to the Richmond Forum (and executive director Bill Chapman), the Hinche Scholars program received special recognition in the event program (see post below).

To read today’s Richmond Times-Dispatch story about last night’s forum, please check out the link below.


Thanks again for everyone who has supported our efforts so far. We continue to look for help with fundraising, advocacy and political support. For donation informtion and more about our project, please visit

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