She was my rock. She opened her door in 1971 to me when I was 2 years old. She taught me moral values and with her nurturing love, I became a nurse, a business woman, most of all a philanthropist. I opened a school for children and adults, 4 clinics and an orphanage in Haiti. Vertulie taught me to love others and to share. She instilled in me the fear of God, education and determination. Just by watching her everyday I am able to be who I am today.
Vertulie Ferdinand was born in La Vallee, Haiti. She died in 1996.
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