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[UPDATE] Video From Beyonce’s Trip To Haiti


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Beyonce and the Kardashians have something in common, they know how to spin the media! A day after the Bey-Hive dragged their leader on social media for an underwhelming announcement about her vegan diet, Good Morning America has another Beyonce “exclusive”.

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New video footage from the singers recent trip to Haiti has just been released. She spent time in the country assessing it’s progress five years after the catastrophic earthquake.

Her tour included a stop at the countries only children’s hospital, St. Damien Pediatric Hospital, which provides intensive care for babies and cancer patients.

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“[Beyonce] brings attention to our facility. It’s good for us because all of what we’re doing is free to the families. Therefore, we need to raise money” said hospital official Dr. Jacqueline Gautier.

Gautier adds that the hospital only charges admitted patients a nominal fee which makes up less than 10% of their budget. The hospital operates from private donations.

According to ABC News, only 40% of Haiti’s population is employed, with thousands of natives being homeless or some form of temporary housing. The country is still in destitute conditions which includes a lack of clean drinking. Thus, theres a rapid epidemic of cholera throughout the country.

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“…We’ve seen about two thousand cases of cholera this year, so far. But in a typical year, we would see about ten.” said St. Damien official Father Rick Frechette.

Beyonce’s BeyGood charity is currently raising funds for St. Damien’s. To learn more about the relief efforts in Haiti as well as the other non-profit organizations Beyonce works with click here.

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