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Poetry Friday: Edwidge Danticat Voices Haiti, Always

By Women's Voices For Change
As we all shudder through news of the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, pausing to send money though text messages on our cell phones to well-established NGOs such as the Red Cross or Partners in Health, we’ve also been hearing from the literary voices that for many of us first brought Haiti alive, such as MacArthur “genius grant” winner…
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Five Years After Tsunami, Sara Henderson Still Building Bridges

By Chris Lombardi
Sara Henderson remembers exactly where she was on Christmas night five years ago, when she learned that a powerful earthquake had caused a tsunami off the coast of Indonesia, killing over 200,000 people and leaving far more without homes. “I was in New York for Christmas,” she told WVFC this week. “It was 9 p.m. New York time.”  Henderson’s body…
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