Medical care, solar panels, water pumps, and Superglue

By Ryan Hyland, RI Editorial staff

The very last item I bought at the pharmacy the night before my trip to Haiti last February was Superglue. I doubt synthetic liquid adhesives land on many packing lists, but it was a must-have for me in case my old, brittle eyeglasses broke.

My glasses survived the trip without incident. The glue served a far more important purpose.

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