Six months ago, in the aftermath of the tsunami, upon witnessing the unprecedented physical devastation, suffering and human grief here in our area, I (Frank) wrote the following comment in my first Tsunami Report to Family Care Foundation, describing my encounter with a dear Indian man I came in contact with:
The Martin family has been actively involved in humanitarian work in the Indian sub-continent for the last three decades. Through coordinating sponsorship from abroad and directing it on a local level, they have been able to provide grassroots relief efforts. They share two recent examples with us:
"You helped us when the tsunami ravaged us. We have come to return the favor."