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Mizik Chay Namn

01 Wondjalé 03 Boukman 09 Chay Nanm Debake For a related post please go to: Chay Namn

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The Artists of Ecole Nationale des Arts

My first day in Ayiti on April 13th I heard about an art celebration happening downtown at the Ecole Nationale des Arts. Serge and I quickly made our way down and were treated to a spectacular show of solidarity and … Continue reading

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The Waterfall

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So Do

So Do was truly one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Serge arranged everything and we just had an amazing time. We slept in Serge’s friend’s yard in the tents that he and Francky had been given … Continue reading

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Gwo Jan

4/18/10 Yesterday morning I ate a huge breakfast of eggs and aransaw and a plate of fruit. I got papaya, mango, pineapple, and oranges bordered by pretty citron leaves and a couple of slices of citron. Serge came over and … Continue reading

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Timoun Yo

By 1:30 the children began to arrive at the French Red Cross. They ranged in age from ~ 3 years to 12 years with a few older ones in there. When it was time to start Francky introduced me, made … Continue reading

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Chay Namn

4/17/10 Yesterday was really superb. During our little soiree in the bar that first night I mentioned to Francky that I had brought down some art supplies and hoped to do an art project with children. Francky was very excited … Continue reading

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Timoun Rezistans

4/16/10 I spent almost the entire day with Eugene. Serge and I went downtown around 9:30. We took pictures of Sacre Coeur and St. Trinity. We then headed over to Eugene’s—ended up staying there for hours. On the way there … Continue reading

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Go Get Your Benediction

4/15/10 Serge didn’t arrive until 11 am. He blamed his lateness on the gas shortage. We had lunch at the hotel and then headed out to deliver on my promise to return to see Eugene. As soon as we got … Continue reading

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My First Day Back

4/14/10 I fell asleep during the last 25 minutes of the flight. There was a group of what looked to be Indian businessmen, the usual “gwo vant” in first class, a smattering of whites, lots of elderly, the diaspora and … Continue reading

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