Hope in Haiti: Parents of a Lynn University student trade despair with determination

In Grand Goave, Haiti, parents with ties to Lynn University are working on a labor of love. They're building an orphanage to fulfill their daughter's last wish.

Lynn student Britney Gengel lost her life in Haiti during an earthquake.

"That sense of purpose gives us the ability to get out of bed each day, to put the next foot forward," says Len Gengel, Britney's father.
 
"The amazing thing about Brit, is more people know her through her death, and the work of Len and Cherylann, than actually knew her in life," says architect Paul Fallon.

Trading despair with determination Tuesday night at 11 p.m. on NewsChannel 5.

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