Sunday, May 30, 2010

Oklahoma Sooner Women's basketball team find hope, faith alive in Haiti


The little boy with the hole in his shoe curled up on Carlee Roethlisberger's lap and fell asleep.
Nothing inside the church woke him. Not the Haitian heat. Not the Creole singing. Even though he'd stir every now and again, he'd always snuggle back into the basketball player's arms.

A week after Roethlisberger and her Oklahoma teammates returned from a mission trip to Haiti, that is the face etched in her memory.

"Those kids, they don't have anything,” she said.

"To know that he could find comfort in that church with me, that he could rest and wake up around his friends, was really cool.

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