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The Great Orphan Rescue [1.16.2007]

Pius Gabriel grew up in Sri Lanka, and then moved to the US to attend college. He had just retired from a career in the US military when he heard the news of the tsunami. In late December 2006 -- the anniversary of the disaster -- Pius joined Dick to talk about "his" orphans, and his work there.Since that interview, Pius has returned to Sri Lanka. He managed to survive what embassy officials called a suicide mission.

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