Remains of Colorado Filmmaker David Hames Recovered in Haiti

Worldwide Response to Tragic Loss in Support of Legacy of Beloved Father, Husband and Colleague

Contact: Matti Stevenson-Botero, MattiMedia Group, 719-360-0586

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 11 /Christian Newswire/ — The United States State Department announced this past Tuesday morning that the body remains of filmmaker David Hames, President of Red Balloon Entertainment and Producer of “Cranium’s Ark” have been positively identified.

David Hames was working on assignment with Compassion International when the earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 12, 2010. David had just returned to the Hotel Montana from a video shoot when the 7.0 magnitude quake hit the entire region causing the six-story structure to collapse underneath him. David Hames was one of about 100 people, including 15 Americans that are believed to have been buried by the collapse of the hotel. He was on assignment with Dan Woolley filming sequences for Compassion International’s Child Sponsorship Program.

Wess Stafford, President of Compassion Intl., said, “After holding out hope for a miracle, our hearts are broken by the news that David’s remains have been identified. David was a gifted videographer who traveled to multiple countries over the past 8 years with Compassion, capturing both the heartache of poverty and the hope of Christ in children’s lives read rest of the story here

Philippians 1:21-For to me , to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Safe in the Lord without a doubt

By virtue of the blood;

For nothing can destroy the life

That’s hid with Christ in God.–Anon.

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