Just before 5pm on Tuesday, January 12, Haiti was hit was a massive earthquake. Centered about ten miles southwest of Port-au-Prince, it completely destroyed several government buildings, including the presidential palace. More information can be read in CNN's report: Link
For more information about how you can get involved in the relief effort, go to: Link
To anyone out there who has family or friends in Haiti, my heart goes out to you. Stay strong and know there is at least one stranger who is doing what she can to help.