As doctors and diplomats try to pick up the pieces in Haiti, one U.S. Senator believes the relief effort will require more than the Haitian government can provide. Democratic U.S. Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson, was on the University of Florida campus and talked with WUFT-FM’s Jessica Gable.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Nelsonwrap.mp3]
About 150 students, Gainesville residents and community leaders gathered around a prayer mat, listened in silence and held carnations in their hands as a University of Florida student sang. The words were meant to comfort in times of mourning.