On Monday, 5 January, the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington received the visit of three young amputees, victims of the 2010 Haitian earthquake. The young man came to make a visa application for a visit to Vilnius on 8 January. The three will then travel to Rome, Italy, where they will attend a conference at the Vatican.
FLTR Ambassador Pavilionis, Mackenson Pierre, Sandy Louiseme and Szymon Czyszek of the Knights Photo Ludo Segers

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FLTR Scott Gillenwater and Szymon Czyszek of the Knights, Sandy Louiseme, Wilfrid Macena, Ambassador Pavilionis and Mackenson Pierre  Photo Ludo Segers
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FLTR Wilfrid Macena, Ambassador Pavilionis, Mackenson Pierre, Sandy Louiseme and Szymon Czyszek of the Knights  Photo Ludo Segers
Frtl Jajsfwt Ddxhzm, Zusmhapakz Ptlztiqsqz, Ropzubrym Pyiohp, Soryy Kwxlizhb ory Mosrnv Coadznc of qiy Lxakotk Rppat Clqh Xspbab

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