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Students and community members in the Indiana Memorial Union Sunday cheered as Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon took the stage. Some brought jerseys and T-shirts for him to sign.

Garcon was there to speak about his work to support Haiti relief efforts. He is of Haitian descent and was invited to the White House earlier this month to discuss continuing efforts in Haiti with President Barack Obama and Haitian President Rene Preval.

Garcon, who had been planning a visit to Haiti before the earthquake said he looks forward to his April 5 trip. His visit will include a second meeting with the Haitian president, opening an elementary school in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince and passing out food and supplies.

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