Big Kenny's Friend Walt Ratterman's Body Discovered In Haiti
February 11, 2010 at 7:32 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to GLOTOWN/LOVE EVERYBODY artist BIG KENNY and the friends and family of WALT RATTERMAN. RATTERMAN’s remains were discovered at the HOTEL MONTANA in PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, where he was staying last month when an earthquake hit the area. BIG KENNY had been in HAITI searching for his friend (NET NEWS (1/25), who was in the country to promote renewable energy projects. The discovery ended a four-week search-and-rescue effort.
WALT’s daughter BRIANA RATTERMAN said: "He has inspired thousands of people. It's so clear from FACEBOOK and even beyond. People are constantly e-mailing me, looking for ways to continue his vision."
WALT RATTERMAN, 57, co-founded SUNENERGY POWER INTERNATIONAL, a nonprofit that promotes renewable energy in remote parts of the world. He had been in HAITI since early last month, checking on projects at schools and hospitals.
Click here to read more about WALT RATTERMAN and his mission.
BIG KENNY’s LOVE EVERYBODY FUND is aiming to continue WALT’s work and keep his spirit alive through work in HAITI. Their main mission is to get clean water to the people of HAITI. To donate to the effort, click on the PAYPAL widget at www.community.bigkenny.tv.